Salim is a single man. He describes himself as social and hard-working. Salim operates a grocery store where he sells fruits and vegetables such as tomatoes, oranges, kale, etc. He has been involved in this business for two years. His business is located in a residential area and his primary customers are local residents. He describes his biggest business challenge as being the high prices of vegetables and fruits.
Salim will use the KES 50,000 loan to buy fruits and vegetables to sell. His business goal is to operate another similar grocery store within five years. He hopes that, in the future, he will improve his living standard. This is Salim's second loan with SMEP DTM after taking out a previous loan of KES 20,000 which he managed to repay successfully .