This is Rebecca from Liberia. She resides in Buchanan, the capital city of Grand Bassa County. The county is located by the sea and is known for their beaches and fish. In addition, many logging companies are also located in the city. People in Buchanan are known in the country for their love of fufu, a cassava-based dough typically eaten with soup or sauce.
She is 34 and married with three children. Her children are between the ages of 10 and 3. They are currently living at home and in school.
Rebecca owns her own table business, selling fresh fish. She will use the loan proceeds to purchase more fish for her business.
On average, she works 10 hours at her business from Monday to Saturday. She started her business with small money from her husband. She transports her merchandise by shared taxi. She cites the rainy season as her biggest challenge. Her favorite part of her business is controlling her own money. In the future, she would like to build a modern shop.