Miriam is a 44-year-old married woman who has four children. She describes herself to be independent.
Miriam operates a charcoal retail store where she sells charcoal. She has been involved in this business for ten years. Her business is located in a populated area, and she describes her biggest business challenge to be transport.
She will use the KES 40,000 loan to to buy more charcoal to sell. Her business goal is to expand the business within five years.