Mamie is 46 years old and lives in Kakata, the capital city of Margibi County, which has the highest production of rubber in Liberia. She is married with two children aged 19 and 29 years old. Only one lives at home and is in school. For twelve years she has been selling rice, palm oil, charcoal, pepper, etc, in the local market. She started this business given to her by her sister and learned this trade from her friends. She spends nine hours on her business per day. She is requesting a loan to purchase more rice, palm oil, charcoal, pepper, etc, for her business. She hopes to build a house.