A loan of $700 helped to buy more food commodities like pure water, milk, Ovaltine and assorted drinks.


Umu's story

Umu is 50 years old and married. She has 2 children, aged 19 and 25. She runs a general merchandise store in Calaba town, in the eastern area in Freetown. One of her children is married and the other one is in university.

Umu has been in this business for 5 years and sells pure water, milk, Ovaltine and assorted drinks. She also earns additional income with a commercial vehicle.

She is requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to buy more food commodities like pure water, milk, Ovaltine and assorted drinks. She says that the extra income from this loan will help her to increase her business and build a build a house. In the future, she would like to further expand her business. She is grateful for your support.



Loan details


Lenders and lending teams



Loan details