A loan of $275 helped to buy more Irish potatoes, tomatoes, and a tomato box.


Jerida's story

Jerida is a 36 year-old married mother of six children who runs a grocery store in the Mathare slums of Nairobi. She has run this business for ten years and hopes to expand the business to earn a better income so she can move away from the slums. She is requesting a loan of Kes. 20,000 to buy more Irish potatoes and tomatoes, and a tomato box. She describes herself as full of potential and ready to achieve.

About Faulu Kenya: 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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