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Total loan: $1,100
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Look Up To God Group

Liberia
South of Monrovia, Liberia / Used Clothing

A loan of $1,100 helped a member to purchase more used clothing bales wholesale.


Look Up To God Group's story

Look Up To God is a group of 5 borrowers led by Solomon G., 37 years old and a 10th grade drop-out due to lack of support. He is married with 5 children aged 6-16 years old and also cares for 2 siblings.

Solomon lives and work on Gurley Street, East of downtown Monrovia, Liberia. Gurley Street is known to be a very rough street, where local night clubs, motels and liquor shops are located, therefore most parents in that community don’t care for their children well, which has a negative impact on their lives.

Solomon’s business is buying used clothing bales wholesale and selling them retail to the residents of Gurley Street. He started this business with a small amount of cash but with courage and seriousness, he is making his business move forward. Solomon has been running this business for 10 years and this business has been putting food on the table for him and his family for the past years.

Solomon’s good human relations with his customers have allowed his business to reach this far. He needs this loan to purchase more used clothing bales wholesale to grow this business into a bigger one. His goal is to own a bigger shop and expand his business and he also dreams of taking good care of his family and giving them good living conditions and medical care so as to have long lives.

In this group: Solomon , John , Victoria , Mamie , Benjamin
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Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: September 8, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Local Enterprise Assistance Program (LEAP), a partner of World Hope International and World Relief

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Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: September 8, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Local Enterprise Assistance Program (LEAP), a partner of World Hope International and World Relief