A loan of $300 helped to purchase more coal, in bulk, for the business.


Lorpu's story

Lorpu, age 36, lives in Paynesville South (a suburb of Monrovia). She is married and has three children, who are between 2 and 9 years of age. Only two of the children stay with her and her husband at home, and attend school; the other child stays with Lorpu's sister. Lorpu's husband is a contractor, and he gave her the initial capital to start her business. Lorpu has a warehouse in her community, where she has been selling coal for the past nine years. A difficulty she faces is transporting the coal from the bush to Monrovia. She makes a profit when she sells, because she has customers who are always waiting to buy coal wholesale, after it has been transported to Monrovia. She has requested a loan to purchase more coal, in bulk, for the business. Her plan for the future is to build a house.


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