Mamie, age 32, sells charcoal at the local market to earn her living. She learned the business from friends already engaged in it. She lives in Buchanan Ground Bassa County with her husband and their five children, who are between the ages of four and 16.
Mamie is requesting a loan in order to purchase more charcoal to offer for sale. She tells us that she likes her business because it helps her to save money.
Her plans are to build her house and expand her business.