Total loan: $1,200


Voi, Taita-Taveta County, Kenya / Transportation

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A loan helped to open a garage to boost her income.

Philister's story

Philister is a married woman. She has two children. She describes herself as honest. She operates a motorcycle with which she provides transportation services. Her business is located in a busy area and her primary customers are locals from Voi, Kenya. She describes her biggest business challenge to be inflation of fuel prices. She will use the 120,000 KES loan to open a garage to boost her income. Her business goal is to have a taxi within five years. This is her second loan with SMEP Microfinance Bank. The previous loan was repaid successfully. She will use the anticipated profits to buy more garage tools. She would like to extend her gratitude for the valued financial support provided by Kiva lenders.