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Total loan: $125
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Penninah

Kenya
Mwambalazi, Kenya / Charcoal Sales

A loan of $125 helped to purchase sacks of charcoal for resale.


Penninah's story

Penninah 60, is married with four children, two of whom attend school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.

For the past two years, Penninah has operated a charcoal and firewood selling business, selling from home to her neighbors and passersby. She faces a major challenge of price fluctuation in the market. She dreams of establishing another business in the future.

With the Kshs 10,000 she wants to purchase sacks of charcoal for resale. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business.



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: November 28, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: November 28, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust