Lucy is a married woman. She has four children with ages ranging from 2 years to 17 years. She describes herself to be a humble and industrious woman. She operates a poultry farm where she sells chickens. She has been involved in this business for one year and employs casual laborers.
Her business is located at a market, and her primary customers are hotels, butcher shops, and shopping malls. In addition, she runs a grocery store where she sells kale, milk, and other horticultural items. She describes her biggest business challenge to be the high prices of chicken food.
She will use the KES 30,000 loan to buy more baby chicks. She received a previous loan of KES 20,000 which she managed to repay well. Her business goal is to venture into renting housing accomodations within five years. She hopes that in the future, she will build rental houses.