Mercy is a 46 year old married woman. She has 6 children with ages ranging from 6 years to 25 years. She describes herself to be credible. She operates a cereal store where she sells maize, beans and millet. She has been involved in this business for 5 years. Her business is located in a profitable area and her primary customers are local residents.
She describes her biggest business challenge to be accessibility to some places due to poor infrastructure. She will use the Kes 50,000 loan to buy maize to sell. Her business goal is to expand and open another store within 5 years. She hopes that in the future she will be self reliant. This is her fourth loan with SMEP DTM. Previous loans were paid successfully.