A loan of $1,175 helped to buy more food items like rice, beans, palm oil, and coconut oil.


Aminata's story

This is 33-year-old Aminata from Waterloo Eastern area in Freetown. She is widowed with three children between the ages of 9 and 17. She started doing business so that she would be independent in life.

Aminata runs a local food business within a busy market; she sells rice, beans, palm oil, and coconut oil. She has been running this business for ten years, and she works every day, 12 hours a day. She says the main challenge to her business is insufficient capital.

Aminata has requested a loan to buy more food items like rice, beans, palm oil, and coconut oil. The extra income from this loan will allow her to increase her business and change her family's status of living.

In the future, she plans to build a house. She appreciates your support.



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