A loan of $150 helped to purchase a variety of local food stuff such as palm oil, gari, and coconut oil.


Aminata's story

This is 27-year-old Aminata from Moriba town Southern area in Freetown. She is married with two children between the ages of three and five years. She decided to start this business because she did not go to school and has no option other than to do business. Aminata runs a palm oil business; she sells palm oil at a place call Sunday market. She has been running this business for the past eight years. She walks four miles each way to reach Sunday market place. She says that the main challenges to her business are insufficient capital to run her business and difficulty of transportation to return home with her goods. Aminata has requested a loan in order to purchase variety of local food stuff like palm oil, gari, and coconut oil. The extra income from this loan will allow her to increase her business and improve her status of living. In the future, she plans to expand her business more. She appreciates your support.



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