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Mariama

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Fullahtown, , Sierra Leone / Clothing

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A loan helped to purchase jewelry, used clothes, and other assorted items to increase her business.


Mariama's story

Greetings from Sierra Leone! This is 44-year-old Mariama from the Fullahtown branch. She is married with four children between the ages of 11 and 28 years old. All are currently attending school. Mariama also has another relative who depends on her. She started this business because she wants to take care of her family.

Mariama runs a retail table business and sells jewelry, used clothes, and other assorted items to her customers around the community. Her other source of income comes from her husband.

Mariama has been in this business for the past 20 years. She says her greatest challenges sometimes are business is slow and prices are too expensive.

Mariama requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to purchase jewelry, used clothes, and other assorted items to increase her business. She says that the extra income from this loan will help her take care of her family's welfare and increase her business. In the future, Mariama would like to expand to a large scale. She says thanks to BRAC and Kiva for their support.