A loan helped to buy more oil, rice, tomatoes and other food items to sell.

Annie's story

Meet 48-year-old Annie. She is married. She has four children. The ages of her children are 14 through 30. One of them is attending school and lives at home.

She is a businesswoman who runs a business where she sells oil, rice, tomatoes and other food items in the general market. She has operated this business for 20 years. She has had no problem with her business. She describes herself as a hardworking businesswoman who sells 14 hours each day.

In order to increase the business, she applied for a loan with BRAC Liberia. The loan will be used to buy more oil, rice, tomatoes and other food items to sell and grow the business. She says that the extra income from the loan will help her pay her loan installment on time. She carries supplies to her business site by car. She learned the trade from her mother and started selling with some financial help from her husband. She likes her business because sales are fast with lot of profits.

In the future she would like to build a house. She says thanks for your support.

This loan is special because:

It serves low-income individuals in rural Liberia where few alternative funding sources exist.

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