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Hawa, age 39, sells fish to earn a living. She lives in the West Point area, which has the most populated market in Montserrado County. She is the single mother of four children between the ages of five and 19 years old. Two are presently enrolled in school and three of them still live at home. Hawa herself was unable to go to school.

Hawa started her business with money given to her by her mother. She describes herself as a hard-working woman. She works six days per week from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and she uses a shared taxi to bring her wares to her table. She enjoys her business because of the interactions with her customers.

She is requesting a loan in order to purchase fish to offer for sale. Her goal for the future is to build a house for her children.

She would like to offer her thanks to the lenders who support BRAC Liberia.


About Liberia

  • $700
    Average annual income
  • 0
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  • $3,038,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 76.5
    Liberia Dollars (LRD) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Hawa to purchase more fish for her business,.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 10, 2013
Jun 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2014