A loan of $950 helped to purchase various types of medicines such as malaria drugs and blood tonic.


Idrissa M's story

Idrissa is 42 years old and married with four children, ages between 7 and 15. He runs a Pharmacy in Grassfield, which is a neighborhood in Freetown. He also has three relatives he takes care of as well as their immediate family. Idrissa has owned this business for 5 years and sells blood tonic, capsules, and various types of medicines at his drugs store. He also earns income from renting out a house. He says that the main challenge to his business is fluctuation in prices. He requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to purchase various types of drugs. Idrissa says that the extra income from this loan will help him expand his house. In the future, he would like to be a supplier of drugs and expand his business more.



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