Mary is 48 years old and lives in Montserrado County, which is has the largest Free-port and is the number one commercial county in Liberia. She is married and has 7 children between 22 and 27. Her children are attending school, and only one lives at home.
For the past four years she has been selling charcoal by bags in the local market. She started this business with money given to her by her husband. She spends 9 hours with her business and she is good at managing it.
She is requesting a loan to purchase more charcoal for her business. Her plan is to build a house for her children. She appreciates the supporters of BRAC and promises to pay back her loan on time.