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Miatta lives in New Kru town. She is 42 years old and she is married. She has four children between 26 and 16 years old. Two are in school and live at home.

She did not go to school, so she decided to keep herself busy with business by selling food like peanuts, pepper, beans, etc. to improve her life. She started this business with a little money from her husband eight years ago. She said that fewer goods on her table are the only challenge she faces now. She likes her business because is affordable, and she learned this way of selling from her friends.

She said she is proud of her business because it is the only means she has of helping her children. She said that with the loan she is going to buy more peanuts, pepper, beans, etc. to resell. Her plan is to increase her sales even more.

About Liberia

  • $700
    Average annual income
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  • $3,038,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 78.7
    Liberia Dollars (LRD) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Miatta to buy more peanuts, pepper, beans, etc. to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 11, 2013
Oct 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 21, 2014