Mamie, 36, has been working hard managing her business for the past thirteen years. She is married and a mother of five children between the ages of 2 and 18. They stay in Buchanan with their mother and attend school. Mamie sells pepper, salt, palm oil, onions and vita in her community. She sells eleven hours a day, and transports her goods to her business area by taxi. She received the initial capital to start in this business from her aunty. She is proud of her business because she makes a profit when she sells. She uses the profit to buy more goods to improve her business. She is requesting this loan to purchase more pepper, vita, palm oil, salt, onions and cooking oil for the business. Her plan for the future is to build a decent house and educate her children.