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Total loan: $700
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Sylvia

Sierra Leone
Freetown Central, Sierra Leone / Cosmetics Sales

A loan of $700 helped to buy Le 3,000,000 worth of cosmetics.


Sylvia's story

This is 41-year-old Sylvia. She is single and has three children, aged 15, 13 and 9 years. She has one additional dependent, a niece who lives with her.

In 2008, Sylvia established her cosmetics business. She began her business to support her husband when he went abroad for further studies.

Her business is located in the city center and her main customers are visitors to the market. Working seven days a week and eight hours a day, she earns about Le 850,000 every month from this business. She would like a loan in order to buy Le 3,000,000 worth of cosmetics.

In the future, Sylvia hopes to expand her business and also to access subsequent loans. She thanks you for your support.



Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: November 7, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Association for Rural Development (ARD)

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: November 7, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Association for Rural Development (ARD)