Please meet 39-year-old Fatu from Paynesville North in Liberia. Paynesville North has the largest market in Montserrado County. The area is home to “round time marketers”, traders that travel to the interior to purchase various goods to sell throughout the county. As a result, there is a high concentration of wholesalers in the area who distribute to various markets around Montserrado County, including Monrovia.
Fatu completed Grade 6 and she is married. She describes herself as a hardworking person. Her spouse is not working now. She has four children between the ages of 19 and 3. Two are in school and four of them live at home with her.
Fatu has a table market selling red oil. She has been in business for ten years and works ten hours at her business. With this loan, she will buy more red oil. One of the greatest challenges that she faces is the rainy season. She transports her goods by shared bus. She started her business with money from her mother. She is proud of her business because it helps to improves her children. Her plan is to educate her children and own a store one day in the near future. She thanks you in advance for your support!