A loan helped to buy more drinks and used clothes to sell.


Mamie's story

Meet 51 years old Mamie, divorced with 5 children. All of her children are attending school and live at home. Mamie deals in a business selling drinks and used clothes. She started to sell in order to create a permanent source of income to support her children. She has been operating her sales for 5 years and has had no problem with her business. She uses car to transport supplies to her business site. She sells Monday through Saturday, 6 hours daily. Mamie requires for a loan through BRAC Liberia and KIVA Field Partner. The loan will be used to buy more drinks and used clothes to sell in order to further build her business and increase her income. In the future wants to build her house. She says thanks to all lenders around the world.


This loan is special because:

It serves low-income individuals in rural Liberia where few alternative funding sources exist.



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