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Isata

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Krootown, Western Area, Sierra Leone / Food

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A loan helped to purchase foodstuffs: rice, palm oil, pepper, fish and other assorted items to increase her business.


Isata's story

Greetings from Sierra Leone! This is 40-year-old Isata from Wilberforce branch. She is married with four children between the ages of 17 and 27 years old and all of them are attending school. She started this business to care for herself and support her family.

Isata runs a retail business and sells foodstuffs and other assorted items. She has been in this business for 5 years now. Her other source of income comes from her husband’s business. Her main challenge is slow sales sometimes during this COVID 19.

She requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to purchase foodstuffs: rice, palm oil, pepper, fish and other assorted items to increase her business. Isata says that the extra income from this loan will help to improve her business and take care of her family's welfare. In the future, she would like to develop a larger-scale business. She says thanks to BRAC and Kiva for their support.