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Total loan: $925
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John

Sierra Leone
Magburaka, Sierra Leone / General Store

A loan of $925 helped to purchase items such as assorted drinks, cigarettes, pure water and cooking seasonings.


John's story

This is 52-year-old John from Magburaka, Northern area in Freetown. He is married with 5 children. He began this business because he doesn’t want to depend on his children's income; he wants to create a permanent source of income to support the home.

John runs a general store; he sells assorted drinks, cigarettes and pure water. He has been running this business since 2011. He works at the business every day, 12 hours per day. He says that the main challenge to his business is price inflation.

John has requested a loan in order to purchase items such as assorted drinks, cigarettes, pure water and cooking seasonings. 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: November 13, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: BRAC Sierra Leone Microfinance Company Limited

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: November 13, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: BRAC Sierra Leone Microfinance Company Limited