Total loan: $1,200


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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya / Retail

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A loan helped to pay for clean-energy cookstoves to sell in slum communities around Nairobi.

Ali's story

Ali is a salesman working for iSmart Kenya. He signed up to attend one of iSmart's free community trainings on sales and marketing and decided that he would give it a shot. Now he earns a living selling green products like solar lamps and clean-burning cookstoves in slums around Nairobi. li shows up every morning at 8 am for a morning sales meeting and then spends his day selling door-to-door around Nairobi. He's learned a lot about sales and hopes to continue to grow his sales in the next year.