A loan of $225 helped to purchase more goods for her business.


Marie's story

Marie is 33 years old and lives and works in Buchanan, the capital City of Grand Bassa County, located by the sea. It is well known for its beaches and delicious fish. Many logging companies are also based in the city. Residents of the city love eating fufu, cassava-based dough typically eaten with soup or sauce. Most people in the city are Bassa speakers, one of the indigenous languages of Liberia. Marie lives there with her husband and two children, ages 11 and 1; only one is in school. Marie stopped her education at 12th.

She has been selling charcoal for the past four years in the local market, and she is requesting a loan to purchase more goods for her business. She likes her business because it helps to support her home. She hopes to one day own a house.

She wants to thank the Kiva lenders in advance for their help.



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