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Francis

Githurai, Nairobi County, Kenya / Transportation

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A loan helped to help buy spare parts, service his vehicle, and boost his taxi business.


Francis's story

Francis is 35 years old. He is happily married and blessed with children.

Francis runs a taxi business to support his family. He enjoys the profits he makes on a daily basis, though what he enjoys most about his business is traveling a lot and meeting new people through his business every day. Through his business, he also gives employment opportunities to others.

Francis is humbly seeking a loan that will enable him to buy spare parts, service his vehicle, and boost his business. He is committed to paying back his loan with the help of the profits he makes. His dream is to educate his children.