A loan of $4,325 helped a member to expand her business.


Kiboswa Safina Group's story

Evaline N. is an average Kenyan woman aged 40 who is married with 2 children. She also cares for 2 orphan children of her late sister. Evaline started her second-hand clothing business 8 years ago after working as a house helper for 10 years.

Evaline deals in ladies' and children’s wear. She purchases her bails of clothes every Sunday from Kibuye market which is well-known for its wholesale clothing business. With the little profit that she gets from her business, Evaline is still able to clothe, feed, and educate her children and relatives with the help of her husband who works as a mechanic in Kisumu town.

With the help of her loan, Evaline would like to diversify her business. Evaline’s long-term business vision is to expand her business into a boutique.

Disclaimer: Due to recent events in Kenya, the security situation in many communities remains unsettled, affecting many local businesses. Lenders to this entrepreneur should be aware that this loan may represent a higher default risk, and should be willing to accept this additional risk in making their loan.

In this group: Evaline, Silibia, Sarah, Peres, Rose, Esther, Esther, Agnes, Ann, Jane, Pesika, Carilus, Saidi, Vitalice, Daniel
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