A loan of $250 helped to buy more commodities to stock her store, such as milk, sugar, cigarettes and baby food.


Amera's story

Amera is 41 years old, married, and has four children, ages 7 to 20. She runs a general store in the Jui eastern area in Freetown. Two of her children are currently attending school. She has been in this business for 15 years, and she sells milk, sugar, cigarettes and baby food in her neighborhood. She also receives financial help from her daughter. She says that the main challenge to her business is price inflation. She applied for this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to buy milk and other commodities to stock her store. She says that the extra income from this loan will help her take care of her family. In the future, she would like to open a big shop. She is grateful for your support.



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