Betty is 40 years old and lives in Buchanan in Ground Bassa County that is known for producing fish on the Liberian local market. She is married and has four children between the ages of 14 and 22. All of her children attend school.
For the past 10 years she has been selling rice, oil, Vita (a juice drink made by Coca Cola for the African market) and other items in the local market. She started her business by obtaining some money from her husband. She is requesting a loan in order to purchase rice, oil, Vita and other items for her business. She hopes to buy a piece of land and build a house in the future.