A loan of $275 helped to purchase firewood stock for charcoal production.


Saumu's story

Saumu L. is the 37-year-old single mother of two children. She lives in the Majaoni area of Mombasa. Saumu does retail sales of charcoal and firewood in an area called Mkoroshoni and has been in the business for the last two years. It has been a paying business for her.


Saumu was introduced to KADET by an existing client and she is glad to begin her first loan. With the money, she intends to purchase firewood stock and also to purchase charcoal for reselling. She mainly serves the households in the Mkoroshoni area.


She hopes to start selling supplies in bulk to retailers in the area and the surrounding community.



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