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Total loan: $325


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Paynesville South, Montserrado, Liberia / Construction

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A loan helped to buy more sticks to sell.

Cecelia's story

Cecelia is a 35-year-old married mother from Liberia. She has four children who live at home and attend school. Cecelia never had the opportunity to attend school. She has a business of selling sticks and has been managing her sales for the past 12 years. Cecelia started this business with financial assistance from her husband and learned the trade from her mother. She sells Monday through Saturday and spends 11 hours at her business site.

To continue her business, Cecelia is requesting a Kiva loan from BRAC Liberia. She will be able to buy more sticks to sell so that she can earn greater profits. Cecelia enjoys her business because it has made her an independent woman. In the future, she wants to improve her business and help her children continue their education. She expresses her thanks to all of the lenders around the world.