A loan of $925 helped invest in her business.


Zainab A.'s story

Here is Zainab A. B., a local entrepreneur in the northern city of Makeni. She is both a medical nurse and a businesswoman. She sells ready-to-wear clothes, mobile phones, and DVDs. Zainab wants a loan of Le 3,000,000 in order to improve her business.



Thirty years old, Zainab has been a businesswoman for barely a year now. She decided to augment her nursing profession with little petty trading in order to supplement her meager monthly salary. Zainab was born in Yele village, in northern Sierra Leone. She is married with two children. One of her children is in junior secondary school and the other in primary school.



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