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Total loan: $925
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Fatmata

Sierra Leone
Kenema, Sierra Leone / Food Market

A loan of $925 helped to buy eggs, soft drinks and pure water.


Fatmata's story

This is 49-year-old Fatmata. She is married and has 5 children aged 24, 22, 20, 17 and 14. She has 1 additional dependant who lives with her because he is her husband’s relative. In 2003, Fatmata established her egg and soft drink business. She started her business because she wanted to help her husband to provide for their family. Working 6 days a week and 11 hours a day, she earns about Le 1,000,000 every month. She would like a loan of Le 4,000,000 to buy eggs, soft drinks and pure water for her business. She hopes that this loan will enable her to increase her monthly profits by approximately Le 200,000. In the future, Fatmata plans to build a house and educate her children to university level.



Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: July 7, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Association for Rural Development (ARD)

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: July 7, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Association for Rural Development (ARD)