Mariama C. is 39 year old and married. She lives in Goderich, Sierra Leone. Her husband is a nurse and her eldest three children are in secondary school while the youngest is in primary school. Maraima sells rice, sugar and palm oil. She has taken out two previous loans from LAPO, SL which allowed her to make enough profit and support her family. Maraima is seeking a loan of 2 million Leones to enable her to get a bigger place to sell her goods and also invest in her business to increase her profit.