Please meet Josephine from Sierra Leone. She is 27 years old and is married with two children, ages 2 and 5. Her oldest child currently attends school.
Josephine owns a business selling palm oil, wood, and rice from her home. She works diligently at her business for 10 hours a day, 6 days a week. She started her business initially to engage herself and to educate her children. She was a housewife before.
Josephine wants to use the loan to purchase more palm oil, wood, and rice for her business. She wants to see the business get bigger and to educate her children. 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.