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Total loan: $200
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Doreen

Kenya
Maua, Kenya / Grocery Store

A loan of $200 helped to buy more vegetables and fruits.


Doreen's story

Doreen is a 25 year old single woman. She describes herself as an aggressive woman.

Doreen was employed earlier as a househelp. She decided to start a grocery store where she has been selling vegetables such as tomatoes, cabbage, kale, onions, etc. for 4 years. Her business is located along a busy road and her primary customers are local residents. She describes her biggest business challenge to be the high prices of vegetables.

Doreen will use the loan of 15,000 KES loan to buy vegetables. This is her first loan. Her business goal is to run another grocery store in her nearby town within 5 years. She hopes that in the future with the profits generated she will run a cereal retail shop.


Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: May 15, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: SMEP Microfinance Bank

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: May 15, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: SMEP Microfinance Bank