Siah is 49 years old, married, and lives in Margibi County, which has the largest rubber-producing plantation in Liberia, with her six children who live at home. Only three of them attend school. Her husband is a nurse. From 1984 she has been involved in business and currently she sells cosmetics. She says she likes how her customers walk to get to her when she is selling, especially when she has new goods on hand, and she enjoys how supportive she is to her family. She learned this way of selling from her mother. She is requesting a loan to purchase more cosmetics for her business. Her plan is to build herself a house.