A loan of $275 helped add stock of shoes.


Gelishon's story

Gelishon is 27. He sells second-hand shoes in the Gikomba market of Nairobi. He's been in this business for 1 year; he previously sold fabric. He requests his first loan of Ksh. 20,000 to increase his stock of shoes. Gelishon would like to become an importer one day. He sees his business as an investment for his future family. Gelishon describes himself as self-believing and social.

Faulu Kenya aims to empower Kenyans by providing relevant financial solutions. Faulu is a sustainable and profitable microfinance institution that offers savings and credit services to over 225,000 Kenyans. Faulu recently became the first MFI in Kenya to be licensed as a Deposit-Taking Micro-Finance Company, which will enable Faulu to better serve its clients.



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