A loan of $300 helped to buy more palm oil, onions and seasoning to resell.


Ramatu's story

Ramatu is 35 years old and lives in Lunsar, which is in the northern part of Sierra Leone. She is married and the mother of four children. For the past 10 years, she has run a retail business which she opened as a way to improve her standard of living. She works for eleven hours per day, six days per week and says that her business is doing well. Ramatu is requesting a loan to buy more palm oil, onions and seasonings to resell. She hopes that the extra income she earns as a result of this loan will allow her to educate her children and increase her business. In the future, Ramatu plans to expand her business. She thanks Kiva lenders for their support.



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