Manuella is a 30-year-old lady and a resident in on of the city slum areas. She has 2 children and both attend school. She deals in selling clothes and shoes in her boutique, which she started in 2011 so as to improve on her daily income.
Manuella’s customers are mostly ladies around the area. She has requested a loan of 500,000 for paying tuition for her daughter in elementary school.
Manuella faces challenges of inadequate capital, competition, and other problems that hinder her business's performance. She feels that most of these challenges are due to the fact that her business operates on a small scale.
Manuella has a dream of seeing her business grow so that it can be self-sustaining. She also wishes that then, it will help her take better care of her children.