Hawa is 44 years old and lives in Kakata, the capital City of Margibi County, which has the highest production of rubber plantations in Liberia. She is married with four children aged between 22 and 30.
Hawa did not go to school, but she has been engaged in a business to help herself and her family. For the past ten years she has been selling rice by the cup, peppers, oil, etc. in the local market. She started this business with a small amount of money given to her by her husband, and she learned this trade from her friends. She is requesting a loan to purchase rice by the bag, peppers, oil, etc. for her business. She plans to build a house.