Florence is a 51-year-old married woman. She has nine children with ages ranging from 7 years to 30 years. She describes herself to be ambitious and an optimistic woman. She operates a grocery store and retail business where she sells vegetables, fruit and baskets. She has been involved in this business for 10 years. Her business is located at a rural area and her primary customers are the general public from the environs.
Florence describes her biggest business challenge to be insufficient funds for improving the business. She will use the Kes 10,000 loan to buy cabbages and tomatoes for resale. Her business goal is to expand her business within five years. This is her first loan with SMEP DTM.