A loan of $1,150 helped to purchase more boutique items, shoes, bags, and dresses.


Shangba's story

Shangba is 39 years old and married with two children, ages 17 and 21. She runs a boutique on Fourabay Road near Freetown. Shangba has been in this business for five years and sells clothing, shoes, bags, and earrings at her store. Her business is the only source of income she has. She says that her business is doing well, and she faces few challenges.

She requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to purchase some boutique stock, which is very helpful for her business. Shangba says that the extra income from this loan will help her educate her children. In the future, she would like to improve her products and expand her business.



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