Dorris is 44 years old and lives in Logan Town, one of the early communities in Liberia that is well-known. She is married and has five children between the ages of 7 and 25. Her children are presently in school and live at home.
For the past six years, Dorris has been running a shop where she sells charcoal in the local market. She started this business with money from her husband. With this little money, she managed to established her business and she learned this way of selling from her friends. She is very happy with her business because she makes a lot of profit and it keeps her busy.
Dorris is requesting a loan to buy more charcoal for her business. Her plan is to build a house and further improve her children's living conditions.