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Total loan: $225
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Marpu

Liberia
Sinkor, Liberia / Charcoal Sales

A loan of $225 helped to purchase 50 bags of charcoal for her business,.


Marpu's story

Marpu is 42 years old and lives in Sinkor. She is married, and her husband is an auto mechanic. They have five children between the ages of 15 and 24, and all of them are in school.

For the past 10 years, she has been selling charcoal wholesale in bags in her community. Her major problem is the transportation cost, and in the raining season, she doesn’t buy enough charcoal. She is requesting a loan to purchase 50 bags of charcoal for her business. She hopes to extend her business and build her house in the near future.


Loan details

Loan length:

11 months
Disbursed date: July 22, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: BRAC Liberia Microfinance Company Limited

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Loan details

Loan length:

11 months
Disbursed date: July 22, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: BRAC Liberia Microfinance Company Limited