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Total loan: $400
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Sara

Kenya
Samburu, Kenya / Wholesale

A loan of $400 helped to build a shelter for her business and add more charcoal sacks.


Sara's story

Sara is a married woman. Her husband works as a driver. Sara operates a charcoal business and sells her goods from home. She's worked in this business for two years and her primary customers are charcoal retailers. She rents a house that has electricity but no piped water. She describes her greatest business challenges as seasonality and transportation and her largest monthly expense is food.

Sara will use the Kes 40,000 loan to build a shelter for her business and add more charcoal sacks. Sara aspires to have several charcoal stands in the future. She joined Yehu to gain access to working capital.



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: September 23, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: September 23, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust