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A loan of $275 helped to buy overlock machine, fabric, threads, cloth linings and pins.


Fredick's story

Fredrick is 37 years old, with one child who goes to school. He has been running a tailoring shop for five years to earn a living. He also runs a salon to earn enough money to pay for his family’s expenses and to educate his child. He hopes to buy more sewing machines to expand his business. He has requested for a loan of KES 20,000 to buy an overlock machine, fabric, threads, linings and pins.



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