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A loan of $525 helped to buy a tester machine.


Simon's story

Simon is a focused businessman, age 39. He is married and blessed with two children who are in school.

He has been doing vehicle repairs for the last 13 years to support his family. Simon has employed three people to assist him to run the business. In the next five years, he plans to open another outlet of his business. Simon dreams of improving his living standard.

With the 50,000 KES loan, he is intending to buy a tester machine.



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