A loan of $250 helped to purchase more cigarettes, drinks, soap and pure water..

Rugiatu's story

Meet 38-year-old Rugiatu from Waterloo2, Western rural area, in Sierra Leone. She is married with four children.

In 2001, Rugiatu established her retail business. She began her business because she wants to empower herself. She works at the business ten hours per day and six days per week. She says that the main challenges to her business are price inflation and insufficient capital to expand her business.

Rugiatu requires a loan in order to purchase more cigarettes, drinks, soap and pure water. She hopes that the extra income from this loan will allow her to change her status of living and increase her business.

In the future, Rugiatu plans to expand her business more than ever. She thanks you for your support.

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