Jewelyn live in New Kru, a town in Liberia which has poor living conditions. Jewelyn is married, and her husband is a businessman. She is 28 years old, and she has completed 12th grade. For the past three years now has been selling rice, oil, and coal at the community market from a table. She started this business with a small amount of money that she earned by selling cold water. Jewelyn says that she enjoys her customers and the money she generates from her business every day.
Jewelyn is requesting a loan to purchase more rice, oil, and coal for her business. She plans to build a house and go back to school.