Total loan: $1,175

Aminata J.

Makeni, Northern Province, Sierra Leone / Construction

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A loan helped to buy shovels, cement and rice.

Aminata J.'s story

This is 37-year-old Aminata J. She is married and has 4 children, ages 21, 19, 15 and 5 years. All are school-going children. She has 2 additional dependents who live with her as foster children, and they assist her in the business. In 2006, Aminata J established her building materials - cement, paint, floor mats, nails, shovels, zinc, electric cable, etc. business. She began her business because her father forced her into early marriage which caused her to drop out of school. Her husband gave her money to start her business. Working 7 days a week and 11 hours a day, she earns about Le 1,250,000 every month from this business. Aminata J. would like a loan in the amount of Le 5,000,000. She requires a loan in order to buy shovels, cement and rice. In the future, Aminata J. plans to expand the business, continue to educate her children and buy another piece of land. This loan will help to generate more income. The high cost of transportation is her major challenge. She is a hardworking businesswoman. She thanks you for your support.