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Total loan: $200
New Kru, Montserrado, Liberia / Retail
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Korto's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped to purchase more ladies' handbags for her business.
Please meet a local businesswoman, Korto, from Liberia, who is attending a university. She mentioned how her business has been a complete support for her studies. Korto lives and works in New-Kru-Town, Liberia which is one of the poorer areas in terms of living conditions. She is 34 years old, and married. For the past ten years now, Korto has been a seller of ladies' handbags in the local market. She started this business with a small amount of money which she earned from her mother. She says she enjoys the buying from her customers and the money she generates from her business. Korto is requesting a loan to purchase more ladies' handbags for her business. She plans to build a house.