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Total loan: $250
Kakamega, Kakamega, Kenya / Clothing
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Iris's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!
A loan helped to buy more clothes for sale.
Iris is a 29-year-old lady from Kakamega county, married to Gerald who is a civil servant. They have one child who is three years old. Iris sells second-hand clothes, commonly known as mitumba. She has been in this business for the last two years, earning a monthly income of 15,000 KES. She has now applied for a loan of 20,000 KES, her first loan with Visionfund Kenya, which she intends to use in expanding her business. The profits will be used to educate her child and to repay the loan. She has a dream of expanding to be a wholesaler in this sector.