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A loan of $250 helped to pay school fees.

Mary's story

Mary is a registered member of Joy Kajiado group in Faulu Kenya. She joined the group so that she could easily access loans from Faulu Kenya because the members of the group guarantee each others' loans. For a living, she runs a retail shop. She has been in the business for 10 years. Previously, she was farming. She hopes to build rental houses within 10 years. She has requested 20,000 KES to pay school fees for her 3 children.

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