Maitta is 28 years-old and lives in Kakata the capital city of Margibi County which is the highest producer of rubber plantation in Liberia. She is unmarried with a nine-year old child who live at home and is at school.
For the last eight years, she has been selling salt, vita, rice, pepper, oil, soap, and onions at the local market. She started this business with capital given to her by her boyfriend and learned this trade from her friends. She spends nine hours a day on her business. She is requesting a loan to purchase more vita, rice, pepper, oil, soap and onions for her business. She hopes to buy a piece of land and build a house in the future.