Ratike is a 47-year-old woman. She describes herself as social and charismatic. She operates a restaurant where she sells food, tea and snacks. She has been involved in this business for 18 years. Her business is located within a busy environment and her primary customers are local residents. She describes her biggest business challenge as low customer purchasing power.
Ratike will use the KES 20,000 loan to buy ingredients for preparing food for selling. Her business goal is to improve her business within five years. This is her first loan from SMEP DTM.