Aikan works as a tax inspector, and her monthly salary is 3,100 KES. In order to earn additional money to meet the household’s daily needs, the family breeds cattle.
Aikan applied for this loan because she needs additional funds to buy more cattle for breeding. She wants to save money to start building a new house.
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