Allen was born in 1973 at Katojo-Kambuga, which is located in the Kanungu District. She is married and lives with her husband and their five children. She is a businesswoman who earns a living by providing catering services in Kambuga. She started the business in 1994 and it is her main source of income. She also has a retail shop which generates additional income. Allen is taking this loan to expand her catering business and provide her services to more people. She plans to buy more chairs and a tent to rent out as recreational facilities in her community. She wants to thank UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI) and Kiva for the financial support which has allowed her to maintain her business and send her children to school. She encourages both organizations to continue supporting people like her because it allows them improve their standards of living. In this photograph we see Allen and the loan officer.