A loan of $600 helped to increase her stock of charcoal.


Hellen's story

Hellen D. is married with one child and lives with her husband in Kisumu, Kenya. She started her charcoal-selling business in 1982. She buys the coal in bulk and sells to retailers. She has been in this business for the last 25 years. The prime location of her business, many years of experience, and her friendly interaction with customers has helped her increase her business greatly. Hellen is planning to expand her business with a loan of $600 to purchase more charcoal in bulk to meet the increased demand.



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