A loan of $100 helped to purchase more palm oil and gari to expand her business.


Fatmata's story

Fatmata is 38 years old, married and has 5 children between the ages of 8 and 19. She runs a palm oil business in Waterloo 2 Eastern area in Freetown. She started the business because she wants to be self-independent.

She's been in this business since 2009 and sells palm oil at a particular market place. She describes her major hardship as inadequate funds to run her business and transportation problems.

Fatmata requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone to purchase more palm oil and gari to expand her business. She says that the extra income from this loan will help her increase her business and repay her loan. In the future, she would like to open a big gari store She is grateful for your support.



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