Oretha is 42 years old and lives in the Airport area. She is married with seven children between 18 and 25 years old; only three of them live at home and attend school. Her husband works with Firestone.
For the past 15 years, she has been involved in local soap making. She was taught by her mother how to make the local soap. She is requesting a loan to purchase caustic, oil and other items for her business. In the future, she wants to live a standard life.