For the last six years, Dorothy has run the Dot Waru Enterprise butcher shop and sells meat to residents at Mukuru Wa Njenga. She has three employees. Her business challenges are lack of water and funds to stock the business. Dorothy will be using her loan of 50,000 Kenyan shillings to buy an entire cow which is more economical than buying piece meat weighed in kilogrammes. In the future, she wants to runs another butchery and buy a car for the business.
Dorothy, age 49, is single and has four children ranging in age from 20 to 34 years old. She describes herself as hardworking, patient and humble.