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Total loan: $925
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Alie

Sierra Leone
Waterloo, Sierra Leone / Food Market

A loan of $925 helped to buy more local foodstuff like pepper, palm oil and gari.


Alie's story

This is 48-year-old Alie from Waterloo in the eastern area of Freetown, Sierra Leone. He is married with four children between the ages of 5 and 21 years old. Three of his children are currently attending school. He began this business because he did not go to school.

Alie sells local foodstuff. He sells pepper, palm oil and gari. He has been running this business for 25 years. He works at the business every day from morning to night. His business is the only income he has. He says that the main challenge to his business is insufficient capital to run his business.

Alie has requested a loan in order to buy more local foodstuff like pepper, palm oil and gari to expand his business. The woman featured in the video is the SEP officer from the Waterloo branch. The extra income from this loan will allow him to educate his children since he did not go to school. In the future, he plans to be a supplier of local foodstuff. He appreciates your support.



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: December 6, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: BRAC Sierra Leone Microfinance Company Limited

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: December 6, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: BRAC Sierra Leone Microfinance Company Limited