A loan helped to purchase more assorted items to increase her business.


Aminata's story

Greetings from Sierra Leone! This is 36-year-old Aminata from Waterloo branch. She is married with two children ages 6 and 10 years old and one relative. The three of them are currently attending school. She started this business to take care of her family.

Aminata runs a retail business and sells assorted items to her customers around the community. She has been in this business for the past 6 years. Aminata says her challenge is insufficient fund to increase her business.

She requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to purchase more assorted items to increase her business. Aminata says that the extra income from this loan will help to improve her business and take care of her family. In the future, she would like to expand to a large scale. She says thanks to BRAC and Kiva for their support.


This loan is special because:

It provides access to funding in areas where there are limited alternative sources of finance.



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