A loan of $500 helped to buy wheat flour, sugar and cooking fat as ingredients for cooking.


Bernard's story

Bernard is a father of four who lives with his wife and children in Machakos. He operates a Mutongoni cafeteria to provide for his family. His wife assists him to run the business along with two other employees. Bernard has the skills to run a cafeteria because he was previously employed in a hotel. He also operates a taxi business to supplement his family’s income.

Bernard, who has been running his cafeteria for twenty five years, joined a group called Ushindi Thiliu in Faulu, Kenya. He saves his money with the group on a weekly basis. He has requested a loan of 40,000 KES to buy wheat flour, sugar and cooking fat as ingredients for cooking. He hopes to buy another car for his taxi business to increase his income.



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