Yassah is 38 years old and lives in the town of Barnesville. She is married and her husband works for an NGO. They have four children who range in age from 6 to 16 years. All of her children are in school and live at home. For the last 20 years, she has earned a living by selling rice, oil, pepper, onions and other food items in a local market. She started this business with money earned by her husband and is applying for this loan to buy more items to sell to her customers. Her goal is to build a house for her family to live in.