Alice is 43 years old and lives and works in Buchanan, the capital city of Grand Bassa County, located by the sea. 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, cassava-based dough typically eaten with soup or sauce. Most people in the city are Bassa speakers, one of the indigenous languages of Liberia. She lives with her husband and three children between the ages of 24 and 26; all three of them are in school. She been selling red oil, pepper, salt etc for the past 2 years in the local market. She is requesting a loan to purchase more red oil, pepper, salt etc for her business, She likes her business because it helps to support her home. She hopes one day to own a house.
She wants to thank the Kiva lenders in advance for their help.