A loan of $100 helped to purchase more wood to expand her business.

Isata's story

Isata is in her late 40’s. She is married and has four children. She runs a wood business in Tombo, a rural area in western Freetown. She started the business because she wants to generate a permanent source of income. Her husband is a woodcutter but his income is not sufficient to take care of the home.

She began this business after the war and sells wood at her house. She describes the major hardships she faces as inadequate funds to run her business and transportation problems. Isata requested this loan through BRAC Sierra Leone in order to purchase more wood to expand her business. She says that the extra income generated from this loan will help her to increase her business and to improve her standard of living.

In the future, she would like to change her business from selling wood to operating a food stand store. She is grateful for your support.

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