Tabitha is a 26-year-old married woman. She has two children, 5 years and 12 years old. She describes herself to be a hard-working woman. She operates a retail stall where she sells shoes. She has been involved in this business for 3 years and employs one staff member. Her business is located in an open, busy market and her primary customers are local residents.
Tabitha describes her biggest business challenge to be stiff competition within the area. She will use the Kes 20,000 loan to buy more shoes to sell. Her business goal is to be a wholesaler, selling shoes to retailers and customers from environs within 5 years. She hopes that in the future, she will cater for her family's financial needs with the profit she will get from the business. This is her first loan with SMEP DTM.