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Total loan: $325
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Mbeyu

Kenya
Samburu, Kenya / Retail

A loan of $325 helped to purchase rice, sugar, and cooking fat.


Mbeyu's story

Mbeyu is a 35-year-old widowed woman. She has five children and all are enrolled in school.

Mbeyu operates a retail kiosk and sells her goods at the market. She has worked in this business for two years. Her primary customers are the community. Mbeyu's other source of income includes farming. She describes her greatest business challenge to be high prices and her highest monthly expenses are food, school fees, and healthcare. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water.

Mbeyu will use the KES 25,000 loan to purchase rice, sugar, and cooking fat. Mbeyu aspires to expand the business venture in the future. She joined Yehu to access capital to boost her business.



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: February 24, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: February 24, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust