Alice is a 30-year-old woman living in West Point, one of the most populated and well known markets in Montserrado County. She stopped her education at 9th grade. She is married with two children aged 2 and 4; they both live at home. For the past 5 years she has been selling slippers in the local market. Sometimes buying is difficult, but most of the time she realizes a profit, which she uses to buy more goods. She also saves some. She is requesting a loan to purchase more slippers for her business. She hopes to build a house in the near future.