Greetings from Sierra Leone! This is 40-year-old Rugiatu from Kandeh town Southern area in Bo. She is married with thee children between the ages of 10 and 20 years. Two of her children attend school.
Rugiatu operate a food stuff business. She sells cigarettes, biscuits, candles, and sardines. She has been running this business for five years. She works at the business seven days per week and 10 hours per day. At present her business is doing well.
Rugiatu has requested a loan in order to buy more grocery items like cigarettes, biscuits, candles, and sardines. The extra income from this loan will allow her to increase her business and pay her children's school fees. In the future, she plans to expand her business to a shop level. 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.