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Total loan: $725

Kithimani S.a.upendo Self Help Group

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Thika, Kiambu County, Kenya / Food

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A loan helped to buy more vegetables, tomatoes and onions, so as to meet customers' demands and hence, increase her income, to provide better medical care, food, and clothing for her family.


Kithimani S.a.upendo Self Help Group's story

The lady raising her hand in the photo is Rose. She is 59 years old and married, and has been blessed with three children. She is a member of Kithimani S.A.Upendo Self Help Group. The group members joined Hand in Hand Eastern Africa to benefit from enterprise development and financial management training.

Rose operates a grocery store. She is borrowing a Kiva loan to buy more vegetables, tomatoes and onions. She hopes this will meet her customers' demands, and hence increase her income. She will use the anticipated income to improve her living standard and provide better medical care, food, and clothing to her family. She is grateful to Kiva and the lenders for the financial support, and she promises to repay promptly.