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Total loan: $1,175
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Atico

Sierra Leone
Waterloo, Sierra Leone / Food Market

A loan of $1,175 helped to buy more foods to sell such as onions, rice, flour and vegetable oil.


Atico's story

Greetings from Sierra Leone! This is 34-year-old Atico from Waterloo eastern area in Freetown. He is married with two children, aged 3 months and 10 years old. One of his children attends school.

Atico runs a general merchandise store; he sells rice, onions, tomatoes and flour. He has been running this business for 12 years. He works at the business every day, 7 days per week. He came from a poor home. His business is the only source of income he has. Atico says that the main challenges to his business are insufficient capital to run his business and transportation problems from town to Waterloo.

Atico has requested a loan in order to buy more foods to sell such as onions, rice, flour and vegetable oil. The extra income from this loan will allow him to educate his child and expand his business. In the future, he plans to become a supplier. He thanks you for your support!

Update from Atico, The woman in the video is the credit officer for Atico's loan.



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: September 20, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: BRAC Sierra Leone Microfinance Company Limited

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: September 20, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: BRAC Sierra Leone Microfinance Company Limited