Siah is 43 years old; she lives and works in Buchanan, which is located by the sea and is the capital city of Grand Bassa county. It is well known for its beaches and delicious fish. Many logging companies are also based in the city. Residents of the city love eating fufu, a cassava-based dough typically eaten with soup or sauce. Most people in the city are Bassa speakers, one of the indigenous languages of Liberia.
Siah is married, and she completed 12th grade. She has a two-year-old child who is in school, and lives at home.
She has been selling soft drinks for the last four years. She spends 8 hours a day, 6 days a week with her business. Siah started this business with a little amount from her husband; she learned this business from her mother.
She likes her business because of the ways people respond to it.
She is requesting a loan to purchase more soft drinks for her business; she hopes to have more money to sustain her family.