Phoebe is a 39-year-old married woman. She has four children. She describes herself to be a hardworking woman. She operates a retail business where she sells firewood and cereals. Her business is located at a strategic business area, and her primary customers are local residents. She describes her biggest business challenge to be insufficient funds for improving the business.
She will use the 5,800 Kes (Kenyan shillings) loan to buy a solar lamp, which will be used by her family members for lighting the house during the night. Her business goal is to expand her business within five years.