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Total loan: $175

Mariatu

Waterloo2, Western Area, Sierra Leone / Food

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A loan helped to purchase more ground nuts and other items to increase her business.


Mariatu's story

Meet 25-year-old Mariatu from Waterloo branch. She is married with one child, who is 10 years old and is currently attending school.

Mariatu runs a food market business selling ground nuts and other items to her customers around the community. She has been in this business for the past five years now and works 12 hours per day, 6 days per week. She says her business is going well without any challenges. Her other source of income is from her husband.

Mariatu requested this loan from BRAC to purchase more ground nuts and other items to increase her business. She says that the extra income from this loan will help to take care of her family and pay school fees for her child.

In the next five years she wants to expand to a big shop. She sends thanks and appreciation to BRAC and the Kiva community for their support.