Sarah is a married woman. Her husband works a casual labourer. She has 4 children with ages ranging from 11 to 28 years. She describes herself as kind. She operates a grocery store where she sells vegetables such as cabbages, tomatoes, onions, kale, etc. She has been involved in this business for 6 years and employs one staff member. Her business is located along a busy road and her primary customers are local residents. She describes her biggest business challenge to be that she is currently sickly.
She will use the Kes 20,000 loan to buy more vegetables to sell; this is her first loan. Her business goal is to be a wholesaler and run a retail shop within 5 years. She hopes that in the future, she will be able to financially support her family from the profits that will be generated from the business.