Funded

Total loan: $1,375
Powered by 49 lenders

Alhaji Yusufu

Sierra Leone
Waterloo, Sierra Leone / Grocery Store

A loan of $1,375 helped to purchase items such as drinks, cigarette, and ketchup and tooth paste.


Alhaji Yusufu's story

This is Alhaji Yusufu from Waterloo, eastern area in Freetown. He is in his late fifties. He is married and has seven children between the ages of 14 and 37 years. He began this business because he wants to create a permanent source of income to support himself and his wife, instead of waiting for his children to support him.

Alhaji Yusufu runs a general store. He sells drinks, cigarettes, ketchup and tooth paste. He has been running this business 20 years. He works at the business every day, 12 hours per day. He says that the main challenge to his business is price inflation.

Alhaji Yusufu has requested a loan in order to purchase items such as drinks, cigarettes, and ketchup and tooth paste. The extra income from this loan will allow him to pay his installment and have his daily meal. In the future, he plans to open another shop. He appreciates your support.



Loan details

Loan length:

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

Lenders and lending teams



Loan details

Loan length:

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