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Total loan: $1,225
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Maina

Kenya
Mwambalazi, Kenya / General Store

A loan of $1,225 helped to purchase more maize flour, wheat flour, detergents, rice, cooking oil and beans for resale.


Maina's story

Maina is a 38-year-old married man. He has four children and all are enrolled in school. His wife's name is Florence and she works as a farmer. Maina operates a retail shop and sells his goods in that shop. He's worked in this business for seven years. His primary customers are local area residents. He describes his greatest business challenge to be seasonality and his highest monthly expense is food. He owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water.

Maina will use the Kes 100,000 loan to purchase more stocks of maize flour, wheat flour, detergents, rice, cooking oil and beans for resale. Maina aspires to establish a wholesale shop in the future. He joined Yehu to access funds to expand his business.



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: January 30, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: January 30, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust