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Total loan: $225


Paynesville South, Montserrado, Liberia / Food

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A loan helped to purchase more ingredients that will be used to prepare cooked food to sell.

Mercy's story

Mercy is 39 years old. She is married and has six children. Three of her children are presently in school, and all of them live at home. Mercy went to school until 12th grade. She runs a business where she prepares cooked food to sell.

Mercy started to sell after receiving financial help from her husband. She learned how to sell by herself. She has been in this business for 20 years, and she describes herself as a hardworking businesswoman.

Mercy uses a vehicle to transport supplies to her business site. She sells 6 days a week and 10 hours per day, making sure that her business goes well. She wants to maintain her business; therefore, she has asked for a loan through BRAC Liberia, a Kiva field partner.

The loan will be used to purchase more ingredients that will be used to prepare cooked food to sell to her good customers. Mercy likes her business because it gives her money. She dreams of owning a shop in the future. She wishes to say thanks to all lenders around the world.