Bendu lives in West Point, which is one of the most populated and well-known areas in Montserrado County, Liberia. She is 27 years old, lives in her parents’ house, and has a 4-month-old child who is looked after by her mother.
For the past 4 years she has been selling used clothes and making local soap. She is busy working eight hours on her business and this makes her proud, just like those working in bank offices. She enjoys the interaction with her customers and making a profit.
She is requesting a loan to purchase more used clothes, caustic soda, oil, and wood for her business. Her plan is to build a house for her children.