Fatuma Ta is 37 years old and is a single mother with three children. They are aged between 9 and 15, are currently in school, and live with her in West Point.
Fatuma Ta sells children's slippers and ladies slippers in the open square market. She has been involved in this business for the past fifteen years, since she is the only provider for her children. She started the business with initial capital given to her by a friend. She likes her business because it allows her to meet the needs of her children and it gives her independence.
She is requesting a loan to purchase more children's slippers and ladies' slippers for her business. Her plan for the future is to educate her children and build a house.