Marie lives at Buchanan with her husband and two children between the ages of 8 and 14, who are attending school. She is 40 years old and stopped her education in the fifth grade. For the past twelve years she has been selling cooking oil, rice, pepper, Vita, onions ,palm oil, salt, and many other items. She learned to sell from her friend. With the profit generated from the business, she buys more goods and contributes to the expenses of the family. She is requesting a loan to purchase more cooking oil, rice, onions, Vita, palm oil, and salt for the business. Her plan for the future is to educate her children.