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Total loan: $250
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Lydia

Kenya
Mombasa, Kenya / Food Production/Sales

A loan of $250 helped to buy more potatoes for preparing french fries.


Lydia's story

Lydia is a 35-year-old married woman. She has 5 children with ages ranging from 3 to 14 years. She describes herself as a hardworking woman.

She operates a food stall where she sells french fries. She has been involved in this business for 4 years. Her business is located in a viable area and her primary customers are local residents. She describes her biggest business challenge to be low bargaining power with customers.

She will use the 20,000 KES loan to buy more potatoes for preparing french fries for selling. Lydia's business goal is to run a bigger food stall within 5 years.


Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: February 22, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: SMEP Microfinance Bank

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: February 22, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: SMEP Microfinance Bank