A loan helped to purchase more slippers to increase her business.


Isatu's story

Meet 45-year-old Isatu from Waterloo 2 branch. She is a married with 3 children between the ages of 16 and 26 years old. Two of them are currently attending school.

Isatu sells different kinds of slippers for both male and female. She has been in this business for the past 5 years now and works 9 hours per day and 6 days a week. Her other source of income is from a rental and from her grown children. Her main challenge is slow sales sometimes.

Isatu requested this loan from BRAC to purchase more slippers to increase her business.

She says that the extra income from this loan will help to pay fees for her children. In the next 5 years she wants to expand.

She says thanks and appreciation to BRAC and the Kiva community for their support.


This loan is special because:

It provides women with access to funding in areas where there are limited alternative source of finance.



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