Marie is a 38 year old woman who lives in the West point, area which has the most populated market in Montserrado County. She is married and has four children between the ages of 10 and 18. Only three are in school and they all live at home. She describes herself as a hardworking woman.
For the past 9 years she has been running a market-table where she sells rice, oil, peppers, onions, etc in the local market. She sells six days in a week from 7AM to 6PM. She likes her business because of the various customers who buy from her. She started this business with money given to her by husband. She uses a shard-taxi every time to get her goods to her business spot. She is requesting a loan to purchase more rice, oil, peppers, onions, etc for her business. She plans to build a house for her children. She wants to say thanks to the lenders who support BRAC Liberia.