Total loan: $250


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Thika, Kiambu County, Kenya / Manufacturing

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A loan helped to buy more timber for making furniture.

Chege's story

Chege is happily married and has been blessed with two children. He is a carpenter by profession and enjoys showing his prowess through his work. In the photo Chege can be seen at his workshop hard at work. Part of the photo has been blurred out to protect his privacy. He has set his goals on growing his business and is taking the steps to take his business where he wants it to be.

One of his challenges is working with dangerous electronic machines and so he strives to make sure he is very careful neither he nor his employee hurts himself.

Chege is requesting a loan to add stock of wood to his business. He intends to pay back the loan using the profits he makes from his business. This will be his eighth loan and he has always paid back his loan on time. His profits enable him to grow his business and provide his children with an education and he dreams of owning a furniture showroom in the future.