Meet 28-year-old Kadijatu from Kulanda town southern area in Bo. She is married with one child aged five. Her child is currently attending school. In 2003, Kadijatu established her business. She began her business when she lost her father. She had no one take care of her. She was a student at a vocational centre. She works at the business six days per week and nine hours a day. She says that the main challenge for her business is a poor road network.
Kadijatu requires a loan in order to buy more clothing material like lace, blouses, cotton, and jeans. She hopes that the extra income from this loan will allow her to improve her standard of living and education. In the future, she plans to import goods from overseas. She thanks you for your support.
About BRAC Sierra Leone
This loan is administered by BRAC Sierra Leone. BRAC, the world’s largest NGO, takes a multi-dimensional approach to attacking poverty through offering a comprehensive range of programs in the realms of microfinance, capacity building, livelihood development, health, education, and social justice.
BRAC Sierra Leone plays a large role in providing economic empowerment to communities that lack access to the financial mainstream. BRAC Sierra Leone offers small enterprise loans to men and women who desire to expand their small businesses, generate employment opportunities, and provide new services. More information can be found on BRAC Sierra Leone’s Kiva Field Partner Page.