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Total loan: $800
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Ruth

Kenya
Rongo, Kenya / Used Clothing

A loan of $800 helped expand the business.


Ruth's story

Ruth O. is a 35-year-old entrepreneur and mother of six school-aged children. She lives in Rongo, Kenya. She began her current business of selling second-hand clothes ten years ago. She specializes in women’s clothing: skirts, dresses, casual clothes, and bed sheets. She periodically travels to Nairobi, where she is able to purchase a good variety at wholesale price.

The prime location of her business on a busy street, her ten years of experience, and her friendly interaction with customers has enabled her to establish a good customer base. Ruth plans to expand her business with her next loan of US $800.



Loan details

Loan length:

20 months
Disbursed date: December 26, 2007
Facilitated by Field Partner: K-Met Savings and Credit Cooperative Ltd

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Loan details

Loan length:

20 months
Disbursed date: December 26, 2007
Facilitated by Field Partner: K-Met Savings and Credit Cooperative Ltd