Miatta lives at Sinkor, which is a section of Monrovia, the capital city of Liberia, in Montserrado County. It is well-known as the commercial center of Liberia. Miatta is 25 years old, single, and has two children, aged 5 months and 7 years old.
For the past ten years she has been running a shop, where she sells grocery items like rice, soft drinks, pepper, and vita. She started this business with help from her father and learned this way of selling from him. She likes her business, because it gives her more profits and makes her popular. She spends nine hours on her business each day. She uses taxis to bring her stock to her shop. She will use her loan to buy more inventory items, like rice, soft drinks, pepper, vita, and others, for her business. She wants to get more money to build her house, since she has a piece of land.