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Total loan: $225
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Benter Akinyi

Kenya
Kisumu, Kenya / Charcoal Sales

A loan of $225 helped to increase her stock of charcoal.


Benter Akinyi's story

Benter is a 33-year-old married woman. She has 6 children with ages ranging from 4 to 16 years. She describes herself to be God-fearing and humble. She operates a charcoal sales business where she sells charcoal to the local people. She has been involved in this business for 6 years. Her business is located in a densely populated area. She describes her biggest business challenge to be the low purchasing power of the clients.

She will use the Kes 20,000 loan to increase her stock of charcoal. Her business goal is to increase her charcoal sales within 5 years. She hopes that in the future, she will educate her children and improve their living standards.


Loan details

Loan length:

11 months
Disbursed date: October 10, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: SMEP Microfinance Bank

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Loan details

Loan length:

11 months
Disbursed date: October 10, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: SMEP Microfinance Bank