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Total loan: $375
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Riziki

Kenya
Mwambalazi, Kenya / General Store

A loan of $375 helped to purchase sugar, milk, maize flour, wheat flour, rice, beans and detergent to sell.


Riziki's story

Riziki is a 30-year-old married woman. She has six children who are all enrolled in school. Her husband's name is Rai and he works as a driver. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor running water.

Riziki operates a retail shop, selling groceries and household goods. She has worked in this business for five years. Her primary customers are her neighbors and passers by. Riziki's other source of income is farming. She describes her greatest business challenge to be inadequate capital to expand her business and her highest monthly expense is food for her family.

Riziki will use the loan of 30,000 KES to purchase sugar, milk, maize flour, wheat flour, rice, beans and detergent to stock her store with items to sell. Riziki aspires to establish a wholesale shop in the future. She joined Yehu in order to access funds to expand her business.



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: January 12, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: January 12, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust