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Shelk  M.
Please meet 35-year-old Shelk M. from Gbarnga, in Liberia. Gbarnga is located in the center of Liberia, in Bong County. The majority of people are employed as farmers, cultivating crops, such as rice, palm oil, and cassava.

Shelk M. completed 12 grades of school and he is married. His wife is a palm oil-seller. He has two children, aged ten and six. They are in school and they all live at home.

Shelk M. has a gas station. He has been in business for three years and he works 14 hours per day at his business, from Monday to Saturday. With this loan, he will buy more gasoline. Two of the greatest challenges that he faces are a shortage of gasoline and transportation costs. Shelk M. transports his gasoline by tanker.

He started his business by working for his father. Shelk M. is proud of his business because he has his own money and gains respect among his friends. His plan is to build a modern gas station. He thanks you in advanced for your support!

About Liberia

  • 500
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Liberia Loans Fundraising
  • $3,031,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 74.5
    Liberia Dollars (LRD) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $1,350 helped Shelk M. to buy more gasoline to sell at his gas station.
97% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 6, 2013
Listed
Jun 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 17, 2014