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Total loan: $500
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Mwanakombo

Kenya
Msambweni, Kenya / General Store

A loan of $500 helped buy beans, sugar and washing detergents.


Mwanakombo's story

Mwanakombo is a 56-year-old married woman. She has 10 children. Mwanakombo operates a retail business. She's worked in this business for over 20 years. Her primary customers are villagers. Mwanakombo's other source of income includes husband's income. She describes her greatest business challenge to be competition and her highest monthly expense is food. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water.

Mwanakombo will use the Kes 40000 loan to purchase sacks of beans, sugar and washing detergents to sell. Mwanakombo aspires to open a retail shop in the future. She joined Yehu because of its good public relations.



Loan details

Loan length:

11 months
Disbursed date: February 22, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust

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Loan details

Loan length:

11 months
Disbursed date: February 22, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust