A loan helped to buy more provisions; cornflakes, sugar, milk, and assorted items to increase her business.


Salamatu's story

Greetings from Sierra Leone! This is 39-year-old Salamatu from Dwazark branch. She is married with two children between the ages of 18 and 23 years. and three are currently attending school. She started this business because she wants to take care of her family.

Salamatu runs a retail table business and sells provisions and other assorted items to her customers around the community. Her other source of income is from her husband. She has been in this business for the past 11 years. She says her business is going well without any challenge.

She requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to purchase more provisions; cornflakes, sugar, milk, and other assorted items to increase her business. Salamatu says that the extra income from this loan will help her to take care of her family and to increase her business.

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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