Massa is 40-years-old; she is a widow and lives in West Point. She has four children between the ages of 19 and 28 who are all independent adults and university students.
Massa has a table at the market where she sells dry fish. She has been involved in this business for the past ten years. Massa is proud of her business because she makes a profit from her sales; with the profit, she can buy more goods and improve her living condition.
Massa has requested another loan to purchase more dry fish for her business. Her future goal is to become an international businesswoman.