King M. is 40 years old and lives in Logan Town, one of the early communites in Liberia that are well-known. He is married and has four children between the ages of 7 and 13. They are presently in school and live at home. King M. is a high school graduate, and for the past 16 years he has been running a medicine store, where he sells items like quinine, paracetamol, cough syrup and blood tonic. He started this business at the time he worked at a hospital, with the little money that he earned from the hospital. He managed to established his business with little money, and he learned the ways of selling from his friends. He is very happy with his business, because he makes a lot of profit and it keeps him busy. Most interestingly, he has learned some different local languages.
King M. is requesting a loan to buy more inventory items, like quinine, paracetamol, cough syrup and blood tonic, to expand his business. His plans are to expand his business and to educate his children.