Fatima is 39 years of age and runs a business selling roasted chickens. She currently supports a family of seven people, four of whom are children at school. There is one non family member living with them. Fatima supports her family on her current income of $120 per month. She would like to extend her business to sell fish and chips. Through a microloan from Awaken Mozambique, Fatima is able to grow her business, learn the skills required to make her business viable and successful, and have the opportunity to provide more for her family.
"Fatima is a 39 year old woman who lives in a household of 7 people. They are renting the house. She borrowed to extend her chicken business. She has so far made 3 months payment of the 10 month loan. She states that this is because of business difficulties.She has participated in the training and realises that she has a lot to learn about management to be successful in business.She would like to borrow again once she has repaid this loan."