A loan of $1,325 helped to buy light bulbs, zinc, nails, saws, hinges, etc.


John's story

Please meet 47-year-old John from Gbarnga in Liberia. Gbarnga is located in the centre of Liberia in Bong County. The majority of people are employed as farmers, cultivating crops such as rice, palm oil and cassava.

He completed six grades and is married. His wife sells foodstuffs. He has eight children between the ages of 29 and 8 year old. The four oldest ones are in school, and live at home.

John has shop which sells light bulbs, zinc, nails, saws, hinges, etc. He has been in business for three years and works from Monday to Saturday, ten hours each day.

With this loan, he will buy light bulbs, zinc, nails, saws, hinges, etc. One of the greatest challenges that he faces is small capital. He transports his goods by taxi. He started his business with 250 USD from his savings.

He is proud of his business because he makes more profit. His plan is to own a house. He thanks you in advance for your support!


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