Gladys is 51 years old, married, and has five children aged 5 to 25. She operates a small retail business selling maize, beans, perfumes, and other cosmetics. Gladys has been running this business for five years and employs one person. She intends to use her loan to purchase more maize and beans for sale.
In the future, she hopes to expand her business into a wholesale one. She also hopes to buy a plot of land to build rental houses. Gladys describes herself as visionary.