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Total loan: $725
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Mwaka

Kenya
Samburu, Kenya / Fruits & Vegetables

A loan of $725 helped to purchase stock of coconuts to sell.


Mwaka's story

Mwaka is a 55-year-old mother of five children, all of whom are adults. She has been supplying coconuts to the various markets for the last 15 years. Mwaka lives in her own house that has both electricity and piped water. She describes high transport cost to be her major challenge. Another challenge is that she spends more on food over the month. She aims to expand the business and to supply her goods in more markets in various towns in the future. With the loan of KES 60,000, Mwaka will be able to purchase stock of coconuts to sell.



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: April 27, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: April 27, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust