Philes is a 30-year-old married woman. She has four children ranging from 5 to 15 years. She describes herself as a business-oriented and optimistic woman.
She operates a grocery store and poultry farm where she sells chickens, vegetables and maize. She has been involved in this business for six years. Her business is located within a busy area, and her primary customers are local residents. She describes her biggest business challenge as the outbreak of diseases that affect chickens. She will use the Kes 10,000 loan to buy chickens to sell. Her business goal is to own a grocery shop within five years. This is her first loan with SMEP DTM.