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Bendu, 45, lives at West Point with her husband and four children, who are between the ages of 7 and 23 and are currently in school. Bendu has been operating a cook shop (restaurant) for the past 15 years. She makes profit when she sells because she always prepares her customers' favorite dishes. She sells six days a week. She prepares fufu [starchy dumpling made from cassava, yam, plantain or rice] with soup, cassava leaves and potato grains to meet her customers' demands.

Bendu is requesting a loan to purchase more ingredients for the business. Her plan for the future is to build a house.

About Liberia

  • $700
    Average annual income
  • 0
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  • $3,038,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 73.0
    Liberia Dollars (LRD) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Bendu to purchase more ingredients for her cook shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 15, 2012
Nov 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013