Marie is 35 years old and lives with her boyfriend and three children. The children are aged between 7 and 13, and all of them attend school. She lives in Margibi county, which is the largest producing rubber plantation in Liberia.
For eight years now, Marie has been selling soap in her community. She started her business with money given to her by her boyfriend. Marie makes a good profit and is getting more and more customers.
She is requesting a loan to buy more soap for her business. Her plan is to expand her business even more.