Total loan: $300


karatina, Nyeri County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy more seeds and fertilizer.

Esther's story

Esther is a 52-year-old married woman. She has two children. She describes herself to be honest and hardworking.

She operates a farm where she grows and sells cereals and vegetables. She has been involved in this business for seven years. Her business is located in a good area and her primary customers are locals from Karatina, Kenya. She describes her biggest business challenge to be inadequate working capital.

She will use the KES 30,000 loan to buy more seeds and fertilizer. Her business goal is to have a fruit farm within five years. She hopes that in the future, she will be able to educate her children to university level. This is her first loan with SMEP Microfinance Bank. She will use the anticipated profits to pay school fees.