Alfreda is 29 years old and lives in Montserrado County, which has the largest free port and is the number one commercial county in Liberia. She is single with two children who are 3 and 10 years old. They attend school and live at home. She has been selling palm oil for the past three years. She says that her main challenge is the transportation cost. She started this business with money given to her by her father and she learned this business from her friends. Her favorite part about her business is that it gives her money and what make her proud is that it enables her to take care of her children. She is requesting this loan to purchase more palm oil to enlarge her business. She plans to build a house for children in the future.