Total loan: $425


Paynesville South, Montserrado, Liberia / Food

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A loan helped to buy additional charcoal, pepper, oil, vita, and salt to sell.

Sangai's story

This is 42 year-old Sangai. She is married with 7 children, who attend school and live at home.In order to help her husband support the home, she runs a business selling charcoal, pepper, oil, vita and salt in the general market. She learned this trade from her mother.

Sangai has been a hardworking business woman for 20 years, selling 6 days a week and 10 hours per day. She uses a car to transport supplies to her business site. She says she likes her business because it helps to support her children and she is proud of her business because it has empowered her life.

To increase her business, Sangai applied for a loan through BRAC Liberia and KIVA Field Partner. With this loan, she plans to buy additional charcoal, pepper, oil, vita, and salt to sell in order to develop her business.

In the future, she wants to build houses for her children and continue their education through the college level. She appreciates BRAC and KIVA for the financial support.