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A loan of $750 helped to buy beauty products.


Violet's story

Violet runs Joyous Salon to earn a living. She has had the business for five years. She has three employees. She has been able to grow her busines using the loans she gets from Faulu Kenya thanks to Bumbani Group in Faulu Kenya, of whom she is a member; the group members are her guarantors.

Violet has requested a loan of 60,000 Kes to buy beauty products. Violet is 33 years old and a mother of two children who go to school, and she is married to a security officer.



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