A loan of $400 helped to buy assorted drinks like start beer, stout, soft drinks and prepared food for resale..


Marie's story

Greetings from Sierra Leone! This is 31-year-old Marie from Port Loko. She is married and has three children. Her children are currently going to school. Her income is not enough to support the home.

Marie runs a bar and restaurant at her house. She sells stout, start beer and snacks. She has been running this business since 2003. She works at the business throughout the week from morning to night. Marie says that her business is going well because she started with a small amount through BRAC.

Marie has requested a loan in order to buy assorted drinks like start beer, stout, soft drinks and prepared food for resale. The extra income from this loan will allow her to educate her children and expand her business. In the future, she plans to open a big shop. She thanks you for your support!



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