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A loan of $650 helped to buy sugar and cooking fat.


Nicholas's story

Nicholas is a hard-working businessman who is thirty-five years old. He is married and blessed with one child who is still in school.

For the last ten years, he has been managing a retail shop to earn a living. He earns extra income from his rental houses. Previously, he operated a cafeteria in a slum area.

In the next five years, he would like to expand his business in order to generate more income. He is requesting for a loan of 60,000 Kenyan shillings to buy sugar and cooking fat.



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