Yassah G. is 42 years old and lives in New Kru Town, one of the early communities in Liberia, which is well-known in Liberia. She is married and has three children, with ages between 24 and 14. They are presently in school and live at home.
Yassah G. completed 12th grade and, for the past ten years, she has been running a shop where she sells fashionable ladies' handbags. She started this business by selling for her friends, which led to establishing her own business and she learned this way of selling from her friends. Yassah G. is very happy with her business because she makes a lot of profit and it keeps her busy. Most interestingly, she learned different kinds of local languages.
She is requesting a loan to buy more fashionable ladies' handbags, to increase her business. Her plans are to expand her business and to educate her children.