Martha is 43 years old and lives in Sanniquelle, the capital city of Nimba County which is rich in natural resources. Living conditions there are much better than in the capital city of Liberia, and it is the second largest county in population in Liberia.
Martha completed 12 grades, and she has three children between 22 and 7 years old; only two are presently attending school and live at home. Over the past seven years, Martha has been selling rice, oil, peppers, etc. in the local market. She started her business by selling for her mother. She spends 10 hours on her business, One problem she faces is small income. She is requesting a loan to purchase more rice, oil, peppers, etc. for her business. Her plan is to build a modern restaurant in the near future. She thanks the lenders for their support.