Jerline is 38 years old, and she has a table where she sells goods such as oil, rice, coal and pepper in the Paynesville South area of Liberia. This is a suburb of the capital city of Monrovia and one of the most populated areas in Montserrado County. The area boasts one of the best standards of living in the county with affordable rents, good roads, access to water and lots of transportation options. She is married with a 17-year-old child. She has been in her current business for two years, and started it with money given to her by her husband. She enjoys her business because it gives her additional income to spend. She sells six days a week, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., and is requesting a loan to buy more goods to sell, such as oil, rice, coal and pepper. In the future, she plans to build a house and expand her business.