A loan of $650 helped to add stock to her retail shop, she wants to buy things like tea leaves, sugar, flour, salt etc.


Lucy Gakuru's story

Lucy Gakuru, aged 40, is married with two children and lives in Nairobi. She operates a retail shop in Nairobi city center which she has done for the last four years. Her customers are mainly people who work in the city center.

With this loan, Lucy plans to add stock of items like sugar, tealeaves, flour, salt and other food stuffs. She has never borrowed from any other financial institution.

In the future, Lucy hopes to have a wholesale business and move to a better location.



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