A loan of $1,175 helped to purchase various types of medicines.

Umu's story

Umu is 23 years old and single with no children. She runs a pharmacy in Lumley, near a neighborhood of Freetown. She takes care of three relatives.

Umu has been in this business for three years and sells blood tonic, capsules and various types of medicine at her store. She earns additional income from distributing soft drinks and bundles of water. She says that the main challenges to her business are expired drugs and increasing shop rent.

She requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to purchase various types of medicines. Umu says that the extra income from this loan will help her increase her savings. In the future, she would like to expand her business to various other districts.

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