Hawa is 32 years old and lives in West Point, one of the most populated and well known markets in Montserrado county. She is single and has 4 children ages 4, 9, 10, and 16 years old. Her children are in school and live at home.
For the past two years she has been selling soft drinks, cold water and charcoal. One problem she faces is the rainy season. She is requesting a loan to purchase soft drinks, cold water and charcoal for her business. She likes her business because of the way people respond to it. Her plans is to buy a piece of land and build a house.