Miatta is 33 years old and lives in New Kru Liberia. She is single and stopped her education at 7th grade. For the past six years she has been running a shop where she sells clothes and other items. She started this business with the little money that she received from her boyfriend and learned the ways of selling from her mother. She is very happy with her business because she makes a lot of profit and learns different local languages from her customers. She is requesting a loan to buy more clothes, handkerchiefs, socks, head-ties to expand her business. Her plans are to expand her business and build her house.