A loan of $1,200 helped expansion of a clinic and purchase of a stock of drugs.


Rose's story

Rose is a trained nurse/midwife who manages her own private facility in Nakuru, Kenya. She is 49 years old and a mother of 5 children, two of whom are still in school. After finishing training as a nurse/midwife in 1985, Rose initially worked with the Ministry of Health. After 9 years, she resigned from the government job and joined Mariostopes International, where she worked until 2001, when she opened her own private clinic in one of the slums of Nakuru where most of her clients come from. Rose offers a wide range of health services, including general curative , family planning, and maternal and child health. In addition, she also runs a pharmacy, a laboratory, and a theatre. Rose attributes her success to hard work, perseverance, and financial assistance from KMET. She currently needs a loan of US$1,200 to be able to expand the clinic and to purchase an additional stock of drugs.



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