Roseline is 36 years old. She is married and has three children aged between 14 and 8 years old. All three children are in school and live at home. Her husband works in the health area in Liberia. The family live in Nimba County in Liberia. Nimba is one of the most resource rich areas in Liberia, producing minerals such as iron ore. The county shares a border with both Cote D’Ivoire and Guinea. As a result, many people on business pass through the area bringing lots of trade. It is also the second most populous area in Liberia.
Roseline has operated a table business for the past four years, selling rice, sugar and oil. She works at her business for nine hours a day. She transports her goods to her business by bus. The biggest challenge Roseline faces in her business is not having enough goods on her table.
With the proceeds from the loan, Roseline wants to rice, sugar and oil for her business. Roseline describes herself as a hardworking businesswoman. She started her business with money from her her husband. She is proud of her business because she gets money every for her expense.
In the future, Roseline wants to own a house. She wants to say thanks to the lenders who support BRAC Liberia.