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Total loan: $800

Mariama

Moriba town Bo, Southern Province, Sierra Leone / Retail

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A loan helped to purchase more household utensils and kitchen utensils to increase her business.


Mariama's story

Meet 33-year-old Mariama from Moriba Town branch. She is married with two children aged 7 and 9 years old. Both of them are currently attending school.

Mariama runs a retail shop business and sells pan, pot, kettle, spoon, plates, basket, bowl, dishes, and cool man. She has been in this business for the past 5 years now and works 9 hours per day and 6 days a week. Her other source of income is from her husband. Her main challenge is the increase in the local currency rate.

Mariama requested this loan from BRAC to purchase more household utensils and kitchen utensils to increase her business. She says that the extra income from this loan will help her to educate her children and to expand her business. In the next 5 years she wants to have two more shops. She says thanks and appreciation to BRAC and Kiva community for their support.