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Total loan: $950
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Mary

Kenya
Likoni, Kenya / Charcoal Sales

A loan of $950 helped to purchase 50 sacks of charcoal for resale.


Mary's story

Mary is married with three children, all of whom attend school. They live in a rental house that has electricity and piped water. Her husband is employed and he contributes to his family's basic needs with his income. For the past five years, Mary has operated a charcoal selling business, selling from home to her neighbors and passersby.

Mary’s greatest monthly expenses are school fees for her children and house rent. She dreams of supplying charcoal to retailers in the future. With the loan she is requesting she wants to purchase 50 sacks of charcoal for resale. She decided to join Yehu because of no collateral required and its simplicity to join.



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: March 18, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: March 18, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust