Ellen lives in Sinkor, in Montserrado County, the capital city of Liberia. It is well-known as the commercial city of Liberia. She is 30 year old, married, with three children between the ages of 3 and 10.
Since 1997, she has been selling dried fish from a table in the local market. She started this business with the help of her husband and learned this way of selling from him. She likes her business because it gives her more profits and makes her popular.
She is requesting a loan to purchase dried fish for her business. She wants to get more money to build her house since she has a piece of land.