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Total loan: $350
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Aminata

Sierra Leone
Waterloo, Sierra Leone / Food Market

A loan of $350 helped to purchase rice, cooking seasonings and coconut oil to expand her business.


Aminata's story

Meet 43-year-old Aminata from Waterloo eastern area in Freetown. She is married with four children ages 7 to 20 years. In 2003, Aminata established her food business. She began her business because she was a housewife but she wanted to create her own source of income to contribute to taking care of the children. She works at the business from 8:00 am until 7:00 pm, 7 days per week. She says that the main challenges to her business are price inflation and high cost of transportation.

Aminata requires a loan in order to purchase rice, cooking seasonings and coconut oil to expand her business. She hopes that the extra income from this loan will allow her to improve her standard of living and increase her business. In the future, Aminata plans to expand her business more. She thanks you for your support.



Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: July 5, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: BRAC Sierra Leone Microfinance Company Limited

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Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: July 5, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: BRAC Sierra Leone Microfinance Company Limited