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Total loan: $800
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Kupha

Kenya
Samburu, Kenya / Retail

A loan of $800 helped to buy more inventory, such as soap, cooking oil and other essential goods.


Kupha's story

Kupha is married and her husband works as a farmer. She has 6 children – 4 adults and 2 who are currently enrolled in school. Kupha has run a small kiosk for the past 5 years, and her primary customers are neighbors and passersby. Violet's other source of income includes earnings from her adult children. She describes her greatest business challenge to be low turnover and her highest monthly expense is food. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water.

Kupha will use the Kes 80,000 loan to buy more inventory, such as soap, cooking oil and other essential goods. Kupha aspires to run her own retail shop in the future. She joined Yehu because of their convenience and flexibility.



Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: October 6, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust

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Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: October 6, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust