Nancy is 43 years old and is single with three children between the ages of 10 and 25. Two of her children are in school and live with her at home. Nancy lives in Tappita and describes herself as a businesswoman. Since 2001, she has been selling tea, bread, soap, biscuits, and other items. Nancy works six days a week and spends 15 hours each day at her business. She started her business with money she received from her mother and she learned her trade from friends. One of Nancy’s business challenges is the shortage of goods.
Nancy is requesting a loan to purchase tea, bread, biscuits, soap and other items. She enjoys her flow of customers and plans to expand her business and build a house in the future.