A loan helped to buy a blow dryer.


Chebu's story

Chebu is a 52-year-old lady who is married and blessed with children. She joined Hand in Hand Eastern Africa in the year 2018 and has benefited from enterprise development and financial management training.

She operates a beauty salon. She is borrowing a Kiva loan to buy a blow dryer. She hopes this will increase her efficiency, hence meeting her customers' demands. This will, in turn, increase her income. She will then use the anticipated income to provide food and clothing for her family.

She is grateful to Kiva and their lenders for the financial support and promises to repay promptly.


This loan is special because:

It provides startup loans to risky businesses and underserved people.



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