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Total loan: $700
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Winnie

Kenya
Kisauni, Kenya / Charcoal Sales

A loan of $700 helped to purchase sixteen sacks of charcoal and cosmetics for resale.


Winnie's story

Winnie is a married woman with seven children one of whom attends school while the others are grown up. Her husband who is employed also contributes to the provision of the family's basic needs. She lives in a rental house with electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly challenge is food for her family and school fees for her child.

Winnie has operated a charcoal selling business for the past five years; in addition, she runs a business selling cosmetics. Her potential clients are women from the local area. She faces the major challenge of competition from other operators. She aspires to expand her business.

With the Kshs 65,000 loan, she wants to purchase sixteen sacks of charcoal and cosmetics for resale. She decided to join Yehu Microfinance to access funds to expand her business.



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: November 11, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: November 11, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust