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Total loan: $1,000


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Manyatta,Kisumu, Kisumu County, Kenya / Food

Zilper's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!

A loan helped to purchase English potatoes, frying oil, and charcoal.

Zilper's story

Zilper is 54 years old. She is a widow with three children and supports other two adults. She has had a First Food business for nine years selling fresh juice, fries, and ice cream earning KES 20,000.

This is her third borrowing to finance her business. She will be using the loan to purchase English potatoes, frying oil, and charcoal and hopes this will help her to renovate her cafe.

Her hopes and dreams for the future are to successful and stable in business.