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Total loan: $1,400
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Alimatu

Sierra Leone
Tengbeh town, Sierra Leone / General Store

A loan of $1,400 helped to buy more used items and cosmetics such as chairs, computers, creams, and mattresses.


Alimatu's story

This is 31-year-old Alimatu from Tengbeh town, western area, in Freetown, Sierra Leone. She is married with no children for now. She also has two additional dependents at home.

Alimatu runs a used items and cosmetics store; she sells chairs, creams, mattresses, computers, keyboards, bicycles, fans, and foam. She has been running this business for five years. She works at the business seven days per week. She also earns from her husband who works in a (NGO) Non Governmental Organization. She also loans mobile phones on credit to customers. She says that the main challenge to her business is high competition in the business.

Alimatu has requested a loan in order to buy more used items and cosmetics. The extra income from this loan will allow her to responsible on home affairs. In the future, she plans to open an outlet in a different location. She appreciates your support.



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: March 13, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: BRAC Sierra Leone Microfinance Company Limited

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: March 13, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: BRAC Sierra Leone Microfinance Company Limited