A loan of $250 helped to buy more cooking items for resale.


Isatu's story

Greetings from Sierra Leone! This is 45-year-old Isatu from Tombo Western, a rural area near Freetown. She is married and blessed with 3 children between the ages of 18 years and 25 years. One of her children is currently going to school. She began this business because she wants to strive to earn her living. Isatu runs a retail business at home; she sells cooking items like rice, palm oil and cooking season at her house. She has been running this business since the end of the war. She works on the business throughout the week, from morning to night. Isatu says that the main challenge to her business is price inflation and insufficient finance to expand her business. Isatu has requested a loan in order to buy more cooking items like rice, palm oil and cooking season. The extra income from this loan will allow her to increase her business and educate her children. In the future, she plans to build a house. She thanks you for your support!



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