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United Women Group
In this Group: Satta, Combah, Elizabeth, Siah, Siah
Satta S. is a leader of a group of 5 borrowers called United Women. She is 44 years old, a widow and mother of two children age 24 and 27 years old whose education levels are 11th grade and high school graduate. Satta also cares for a nephew and a niece. Satta is illiterate due to poverty.


Satta and her family live and work in the Freeport community,a community that has too many petty traders, close to the seaport of Monrovia, north of the capital of Liberia, Monrovia.


Her business is the sale of hardware.She buys hardware from importers and sells retail to buyers around Monrovia. She has been running this business for 22 years and she hopes to build to a store.


Satta talks to her customers in a good manner and gives them affordable prices to encourage customers to continue patronizing her business; but started by selling food ingredients like pepper and bitter ball.


She needs this loan to purchase more hardware to improve her business. Satta dreams of giving her children a better education so as to improve their living condition.

Additional Information

Note on LEAP:

During routine partner monitoring, Kiva learned that LEAP's delinquency data may be understated due to technical problems with their reporting software. Because this report is key to our analysis of the risk of this partner, delinquency or default rates on loans to this partner may be higher than we expect. For further details, see LEAP’s partner page on Kiva.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

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  • $700
    Average annual income
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  • $3,038,900
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  • 66.5
    Liberia Dollars (LRD) = $1 USD