A loan helped to pay school fees for her children.


Lydia's story

Lydia is a married woman with three children. She describes herself as determined. She operates a retail business where she sells cereals, cooking fat, and other items. She has been involved in this business for five years. Her business is located in a good area and her primary customers are locals.

Lydia says that her biggest business challenge is inadequate working capital. This is her fourth loan with SMEP Microfinance Bank. Previous loans were repaid successfully. She will use this KES 20,000 loan to pay school fees for her children.


This loan is special because:

It enables rural borrower access to funding at competitive rates.


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