Martha is 48 years old and lives in Margibi County, which is the highest-producing area for rubber in Liberia. She is married and has eight children between the ages of 14 and 31 years old. Five of her children live at home and four of them attend school. Martha stopped her education at 2nd grade, but she is good at managing her business. Her husband is a businessman.
For the past four years, Martha has been selling used clothes in the local market. She sells every day and spends 12 hours with her business. She started this business with a little income she received from her husband. Martha is requesting a loan to purchase more used clothes for her business. She hopes to build her house.