Bendu, 26 years old, lives in Paynesville South, one of the populated areas in Montserrado County. She is single and has two children, 4 months and 5 years old, both living at home. For the past 2 years, Bendu has been running a restaurant in the local market. She started this business with a small amount of money received from her friend and learned this business from friends. Bendu is requesting a loan to purchase more pepper, oil, vita (a juice drink), rice, meat, fish, etc. for her business. Her plan is to build a house.