"I am very excited to receive trainings on empowerment and leadership and to begin reaching my full potential as a cookstove business owner."
"I have an idea of starting a class for children so I can nurture them on the whole process of making cookstoves."
"If someone helped me, I would be proud to have a bank account, to put the savings in there and deal with problems when they arise."
"I want to make quality stoves to increase my production and income so I can send my grandchildren to high school."
"I've managed to buy clothes, which I never used to have before. And now I'm looking to earn enough to send my children to school."
"I want to construct a house and buy a dairy cow.”
"I was so ashamed and didn't have confidence even to speak to people. But now, I bought this dress using my own money."
"I have two children at home, and I hope to pay their school fees."
“I have grandchildren, and I want to be able to pay for their fees at a higher learning institution.”
"Since I’m a widow, I don’t have anybody to support me. But I’ve gotten some capital to build myself. I can stand on my own. I can do my things the way I like."