Marie is 32 years old. She is married and lives in Buchanan, the capital city of Ground Bassa County, which is good at producing fish for the Liberian local market. She has four children between 7 and 16 years old who are in school. She runs a table from which she sells peppers, bitter-ball (an eggplant-like vegetable), okra, etc., in the community market. She spends nine hours with her business daily. She gets her goods from the the village and sells them in Buchanan. She enjoys her business because it makes her busy. She is requesting a loan to buy more peppers, bitter-ball, okra, etc., for her business. She hopes to build a house and educate her children.