Dorris is a 38-year-old businesswoman from Liberia. She is married and has three children between 15 and 11; all three of them are currently attending school and live at home. She completed grade 7 before starting her business. She describes herself as hardworking.
She lives and works in Gbarnga, the capital City of Bong County. Bong is located in the centre of the country and is an agricultural hub. The majority of residents are farmers growing rice, palm oil and cassava.
Dorris has a table business, selling local soap for the past two years. She works 10 hours a day at her business. Her greatest challenge in business is having few goods. She intends to use the loan to buy more soap. She started her business by selling soap for her mother. She likes her business because she gets money from her business for her personal use. She hopes to one day own a shop.
She wants to thank the Kiva lenders in advance for their help.