Total loan: $350


Mukuru Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya / Health

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Elijah's story

Elijah is a 44-year-old father of 6, who owns a pharmacy and clinic in the Mukuru slums of Nairobi. Elijah has requested a loan of 25,000 KES in order to increase his stock of medicine, as well as purchase airtime to sell. He believes this loan will allow him to expand the business, boost income, and improve his family’s situation. Elijah hopes to one day become a wholesaler and purchase a plot to build on. He also wants to build a home, move his family to a place with more security, and eventually help others in need. Faulu Kenya aims to empower Kenyans by providing relevant financial solutions. Faulu is a sustainable and profitable microfinance institution that offers savings and credit services to over 225,000 Kenyans. Faulu recently became the first MFI in Kenya to be licensed as a Deposit Taking Micro-Finance Company, which will enable Faulu to better serve its clients.