Victoria lives in Montserrado County, more precisely she lives in the Caldwell area. She is 43 years of age, and a sixth grade dropout. Victoria is married to a local businessman; they have four children living at home and attending school. Her first child is 22 and her last child is 16.
Victoria is presently selling small-small-things like soap, pepper, rice, candles, sardines, etc from a table in the local market. She’s been doing this for ten years now. She explains that the rainy season is the major challenge she faces in her business.
She learned trading from her mother and established this business with money from her. Victoria explains how helpful her business has been in supporting her children over the years with their schooling and feeding. She has requested a 20,000 LRD loan in order to buy addition goods to sell.
Her plans are to become a big business woman and educate all her children.