A loan of $475 helped to purchase more potato stock and cooking oil for her business.


Janet's story

Janet is a 36-year-old, married woman with one child who has completed high school. Her husband, Ashraff, is a tailor who contributes to the provision of the family’s basic needs. Janet lives in a rental house with electricity and piped water. Her largest monthly expenses are food for her family and the electricity bill.

Janet has operated a business selling fried potatoes for the past 10 years. Her potential clients are the local area residents. Janet must deal with the challenge of debtors not paying their debts on time. She dreams of owning a house in the future.

With the Kshs 40,000 loan, Janet wants to purchase additional potato stock and cooking oil for her business. She decided to join Kiva partner Yehu to access loan opportunities.



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