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Total loan: $250
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Josephine

Liberia
Congo Town, Liberia / Food Market

A loan of $250 helped to purchase more soap, rice, Vita, oil, candy, etc., for her business.


Josephine's story

Josephine is 48 years old and lives in Montserrado County, which has the largest Free-port and is the No. 1 commercial county in Liberia. She is married with four children between 10 and 22; her children are attending school, and all of them live at home.

She has been selling soap, rice, Vita, oil, candy, etc., for the past 10 years now. She started this business by running a table with money given to her by her husband, and she learned this business from her friends. Her favorite part about her business is that it gives her more profit.

She is requesting a loan to purchase more soap, rice, Vita, oil, candy, etc., for her business. In the near future, she wants to build a house for her children.


Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: March 26, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: BRAC Liberia Microfinance Company Limited

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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: March 26, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: BRAC Liberia Microfinance Company Limited