Ruth is 43 years old, married and lives in Buchanan, the capital of Ground Bassa County. Buchanan is good at producing fish for the local Liberian market.
Ruth has four children between 16 and 24 years old. She runs a shop in which she sells cosmetics to her community. She enjoys her business because it makes her busy. She is requesting a loan to buy more cosmetics for her business. With the income from her business she hopes to build a house and educate her children.