The Coronavirus AKA COVID-19 continues to disrupt lives and businesses globally. The businesses in Sierra Leone are no exception, but microfinance loans are helping small businesses, like Fatmata's, during these challenging times.
Fatmata lives in the waterloo community, one of the poorer neighborhoods in Freetown. According to Fatmata before she took out the microfinance loan her family's needs were a daily struggle. Her husband's minimum wage was not enough to meet all the needs of the home. The microfinance loan she received helped her to start a business, selling fast food (shawarma) in her community. According to Fatmata, her children can now go to school with smiles on their faces.
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