Mary is a 38-year-old married woman. She has three children ranging from 7 to 12 years old. She describes herself as innovative.
Mary operates a retail store where she sells clothes she makes. She has been involved in this business for two years. Her business is located within a busy market and her primary customers are residents from the nearby town. She says her biggest business challenges are high prices of household items and delays of payment from customers.
Mary will use the KES 20,000 to buy fabrics. Her business goal is to run a boutique within five years. She hopes that in the future, she will be able to expand her business. Mary also farms to increase her business income.