Constance A. is a 48-year-old woman who resides at Bawalashie with her husband and five children. Three of her children are currently schooling. She operates a grocery shop and has been doing this for the past 10 years. She sells items like rice, evaporated milk, canned foods and drinks, assorted cooking oils, washing powder, toilet soaps, candies, biscuits, soft drinks, etc., in the local market where she lives. She also sells cooked rice along the road.
Constance wants to use the money to buy items such as bags of rice, sugar, cartons of milk, tinned tomatoes, etc., to increase her stock and eventually increase her profit margin to support her kids in school.