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Total loan: $175
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Esther

Sierra Leone
Tombo, Sierra Leone / Fish Selling

A loan of $175 helped to buy more fish to resell.


Esther's story

Esther is 40 years old and married with 5 children between 2 and 19 years old. She runs a fish business in in Tombo, which is in the Western Rural District in Sierra Leone.

To earn a living, she’s been in this business since 1998; she sells fish at home. Her husband is out of a job, so she has to run a business to have a permanent source of income. She says that the main challenges to her business are her business's location and financing to run her business at present. She is struggling to survive .

Esther requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to buy more fish to resell. She says that the extra income from this loan will help her move from a single room to a big residential apartment. In the future, she would like to open a local food store and build a big house. She is grateful for your support.



Loan details

Loan length:

11 months
Disbursed date: May 2, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: BRAC Sierra Leone Microfinance Company Limited

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Loan details

Loan length:

11 months
Disbursed date: May 2, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: BRAC Sierra Leone Microfinance Company Limited