A loan of $100 helped to purchase items such as drinks, cigarettes, biscuits, and soap.


Salamatu's story

This is 50-year-old Salamatu from Waterloo eastern area in Freetown. She is married with 3 children between the ages of 14 years and 17 years. She began this business because she wants to stop sitting at home as a housewife and create a source of income to support the home.

Salamatu runs a general store; she sells drinks, cigarettes, biscuits, and soap. She has been running this business since 1999. She works at the business every day moving around the community to introduce her goods. She says that the main challenge to her business is price inflation.

Salamatu has requested a loan in order to purchase items such as drinks, cigarettes, biscuits, and soap. The extra income from this loan will allow her to pay her children's school fees and improve her standard of living. In the future, she plans to open a shop. She appreciates your support.



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