Total loan: $625


Waterloo, Western Area, Sierra Leone / Clothing

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A loan helped to purchase more clothing bales to increase her business.

Mariama's story

Meet 52-year-old Mariama from Waterloo branch. She is married with five children between the ages of 10 and 21 years old, and all of them are currently attending school.

Mariama runs a clothing business and sells junks clothing to her customers around the community. She has been in this business for the past 15 years now and works 10 hours per day, six days a week. Her other source of income is from her husband. Her business is going well, without any challenges.

Mariama requested this loan from BRAC to purchase more junk bales to increase her business. She says that the extra income from this loan will help to improve the standard of living of her family. In the next five years, she wants to expand. She says thanks and appreciation to BRAC and the Kiva community for their support.