Leah is a Kiva borrower. She describes herself as a motivated person. She operates a grocery store where she sells vegetables. She has been involved in this business for 5 years. Her business is located in a good area and her primary customers are local residents.
She describes her biggest business challenge to be lack of sufficient funds. She will use the 50,000 KES loan to add to her stock of vegetables for resale. She hopes that in the future, she will improve her living standards. This is her third loan with SMEP DTM. The previous loan of 40,000 KES was repaid successfully. She will use the anticipated profits to start a new business.