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A loan of $600 helped to purchase items to be used in her salon.


Grace's story

Grace owns a beauty salon, a business she started eight years ago and earns a monthly income of KES 55,000. She wants to purchase hair weaves, braids, shampoos, and conditioners for use in her business and has requested a second loan of KES 50,000. Her profit will aid her to purchase a motorbike for a new line of business. She dreams of being a great entrepreneur in the future.



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