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Total loan: $700
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Isatu S.

Sierra Leone
Makeni, Sierra Leone / Clothing Sales

A loan of $700 helped to buy tie-dyed items to sell to her customers.


Isatu S.'s story

Isatu is 39 years old, married, and the mother of four children who are 20, 15, 12, and 8 years old. All of her children attend school and she supports her family by selling tie-dyed clothing. She began her business in 2005 because she was unable to complete secondary school due to a lack of financial support. She worked for her mother for several years, but when she became an adult her mother gave her enough money to start her own business. Today, she works seven days a week, 10 hours a day and earns about 840,000 SLL a month. She is requesting a loan for 3,000,000 SLL to buy various tie-dyed items to sell to her customers. Her goals for the future are to buy a piece of land, educate her children and expand her business. This loan will help her accomplish these goals. She is a hard-working businesswoman and thanks you for your support.



Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: August 2, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Association for Rural Development (ARD)

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: August 2, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Association for Rural Development (ARD)