Khanim I. is a 40-year-old woman who sells fruits and vegetables on the streets in the village of Saatli. She started her business in 2002 and it is her main source of income. She also works as a teacher in the local school, but her salary is too small to cover basic family needs.
She would like to expand her business and increase the number of food products she can sell. For this purpose she has applied for a loan.