Mary, 46, lives in Sinkor. She is married to a school teacher, and the couple have two children aged 17 and 21. One lives with her at home, while the other one is in college.
Mary has been selling wood and charcoal for the past eight years, although she sells a smaller amount during the rainy season. She is requesting a loan to purchase more wood and charcoal for her business. She plans to improve her children’s livelihood in the near future.