Vivian is 38 years old and lives and works in Buchanan, the capital City of Grand Bassa. It is well known for its beaches and delicious fish. She is married and has completed 12th grade. Vivian has four children between seven and 18 years old, all of whom are living at home and are in school.
Vivian works as a security guard, and also owns a shop located in front of their house. The shop is run by her younger sister and they have owned it for the past five years. She started it with a little money from her husband, and has learned the business from her friends. She enjoys her shop because of the ways people respond to it.
Vivian is requesting a loan to purchase more goods such as flour, sugar, oil, milk, vita, salt and onion to sell in her shop. She hopes to earn more money to sustain her family.