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Total loan: $550
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Emilly

Kenya
Kakamega, Kenya / Restaurant

A loan of $550 helped to buy rice, stiff porridge, bean stew, meat stew, etc.


Emilly's story

Emilly is 56 years old, married and has four children, between 18 and 30 years old. She operates a restaurant business where she makes and sells local food to the people of Kambi in Kakamega. She has been in this business for three years now. She says that business is good and the major challenge she has is financial constraints. However, she works hard from early morning to late evening to make sure her business is doing well. She is using her loan of 50,000 Kenyan shillings to buy foodstuffs to make different types of dishes to sell to her customers. She sees herself growing her business, opening restaurants in other areas within Kakamega town, and building a residential house for her family. She describes herself as a visionary woman.


Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: August 12, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: SMEP Microfinance Bank

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: August 12, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: SMEP Microfinance Bank