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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.

About Liberia

  • $700
    Average annual income
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  • $3,038,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 72.0
    Liberia Dollars (LRD) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Marpu to purchase 50 bags of charcoal for her business,.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 22, 2011
Aug 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 19, 2012