A loan of $975 helps to buy a new sewing machine in order to start a new business.


Sairambi's story

Sairambi is a resident of the Vose region. She is married and has children. She is 48 and plans to open her own sewing business.
She can sew and cut women's national dresses and wants to use these skills for business. Before, she sewed only for personal use, but now she intends to take women's orders for sewing dresses. Naturally, her first clients will be her acquaintances, neighbours, and relatives. Sairambi will conduct this business from home.

With the requested loan, Sairambi plans to buy a new modernized sewing machine. She really wants to start her business and become an independent woman.
Sairambi asks that you give her the chance to realize her goal.


This loan is special because:

It helps a vulnerable person start a new business.

Kendra Thorogood, Kiva staff

Kendra Thorogood
Kiva staff



Loan details


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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.