Ruth is 35 years old and lives in Montserrado County, which has the largest Freeport and is the number one commercial county in Liberia. She is married with four children, ages 9, 11, 14 and 19 years old; all of them are in school and live at home.
She has been selling soft drinks, juice and cold water for the past three years. She started this business with money given to her by her husband, and she learned this business from her friends. Her favorite part about her business is the buying. She is requesting a loan to purchase more soft drinks, juice and cold water for her business. In the future, she wants to become an international businesswoman.