A loan of $275 helped to increase her stock.

Lilian Akinyi's story

Lilian Akinyi O. is 27 years old, married, and the mother of one child. After quitting her house help job, Lilian decided to venture into business selling vegetables in Nyalenda, Kisumu, Kenya. She started her business in 2006 to generate income and support her husband in providing for the family.

Lilian dreams of expanding her trade so that she is able to buy a car for her business. For this reason, she decided to join the microfinance program of Kiva partner, K-MET, to expand her business knowledge. She is requesting a loan of 20,000 KES to increase her stock, with the hope of seeing her income grow. With her new profits, she hopes to build her own home, but this does not mean that her dream of buying a car has disappeared!

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