Total loan: $175


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Jui, Western Area, Sierra Leone / Food

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A loan helped to purchase more palm oil, to expand her business.

Hawa's story

Hawa is 35 years old and married, with four children, ages between nine years and 17 years. She runs a palm oil business in Jui, an eastern area in Freetown. Three of her children are going to school. She started her business because she wants to improve her family's standard of living. Hawa's been in her business for more than 12 years, selling palm oil within a busy market area. She says that, at present, her business is doing well because the profit helps her to feed her family. Hawa requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to purchase more palm oil, to expand her business. She says that the extra income from this loan will help her increase her business and renovate the roof of her house. In the future, Hawa would like to expand her business and open a palm oil store. She is grateful for your support.