Irene is a 26 year old, married woman living in Kasese, Uganda. She has been teaching for three years, and was inspired into service by her parents who are both teachers. She is currently living in a rented house and her desire is to construct her own house. Her low salary coupled with price fluctuations pose a great challenge to her. Her dreams are to upgrade her studies and become a school principal. Irene intends to use the loan to buy construction materials, such as cement and bricks.