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Total loan: $275


Thinker Village, , Liberia / Retail

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A loan helped to buy more charcoal to sell.

Fatu's story

41-year-old Fatu is single and has ten children, all of whom live at home and go to school. For the past ten years she has sold charcoal to earn an income in Liberia, her home. She works fourteen hours a day, six days a week and has had no problems with her business.

Fatu requested this loan through Kiva's field partner BRAC Liberia to buy more charcoal to sell. She says that the extra income from this loan will help improve her family’s standard of living. She would like to grow her business and continue sending her children to school. She says thanks and sends her appreciation to BRAC and the Kiva community for their support.