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Zena

Kenya
Matingasi, Kenya / Food Stall

A loan of $500 helped to purchase wheat flour, rice, beans, and charcoal for resale.


Zena's story

Zena is a married woman with four girls and one boy; four of the children attend school while one is still too young for school. Her husband is a fisherman and he contributes to supporting the family. She has been selling food for over three years to her neighbours and passersby in a shop. With the Kshs 40,000 she wants to purchase wheat flour, rice, beans and charcoal for sale. She has no other source of income.

Zena faces the major challenge of seasonality in her business.She hopes to open a restaurant in future. She decided to work with Yehu so as to access loans. She owns a home with no electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are school fees and food.



Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: August 4, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust

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Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: August 4, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust