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Mamie, 28, is a single parent who lives in Paynesville South, Liberia, with her son, who is 10 years old and is in school. For the past six years, she has been selling used clothing in the market. She sells men's trousers, ladies' blouses, and men's belts. She started this business with a little amount that she received from her friend. Some difficulties she faces is low sales during the raining season. She makes profit when she sells, especially during the charisma season where her sales are very high. She uses the profit to buy more goods and to help her husband with the expenses of the home. She is requesting a loan to purchase more used clothing for the business.

Her plan for the future is to give her son a higher level of education and build a decent house.

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  • $700
    Average annual income
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  • $3,038,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 72.5
    Liberia Dollars (LRD) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Mamia to purchase more used clothing for the business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 8, 2012
Oct 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013