Mercy family story is that of a woman who never gives up for the sake of her family.
Mercy is 35 years old, a single mother of 2 and a member of Fishers of men church in Mathaithi village. Mercy ekes her living by hawking fruits in Karatina town to support her family and her single mother who works as a nanny for the children. Mercy church is very much involved in empowering on top of supporting with clothing and food to supplement what mercy brings home from her small hawking business. The church was involved in raising funds to put mercy in her current fruit hawking business to feed the entire family and pay for all the bills related to the family upkeep. Unfortunately, Mercy has a nagging medical condition made worse by too much walking looking for customers and its threatening to throw her out of the business that means everything to her family. Serve to Empower Africa has included Mercy in the family empowerment program and in partnership with her church, have agreed to get her a room where she can carry out her business to reduce fatigue that comes with having to walk too much looking for customers. This will positively work on her healthy and keep her strong and healthy. Additionally, there are plans to also increase the size of her business with additional products to assist her generate more for the increasing needs of her family.