Beatrice lives in Buchanan. She is 46 years old and married with six children between the ages of 13 and 32. Four of her children live at home and attend school. For the past three years Beatrice has been selling toothpaste, body cream, bath soap etc. in the local market. She established her business with a loan of LRD 3,000 from her mother. She is requesting a loan to purchase more toothpaste, body cream, bath soap, etc. to expand her business. In the future she wants to build a house and continue expand her business.