Haja is 35 years old and lives at West Point area which has the most populated market in Montserrado County. She is married, and has two children ages 2 and 11. Her children are attending school and living at home. She described herself as a hardworking woman. Over the past three years she has been running a shop where she sells slippers and ladies handbags in the local market, and spends 10 hours each day on her business. She likes her business because of the popularity she achieved every day. She started this business with money given to her by husband. She is requesting a loan to purchase more slippers and ladies handbags for her business. She plans is to build a house and become a big business woman. She likes to say thanks to the lenders who are supporting BRAC Liberia.