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Total loan: $250
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Beatrice

Kenya
Kisumu, Kenya / Charcoal Sales

A loan of $250 helped to buy more charcoal to sell.


Beatrice's story

Beatrice is a married woman. She has 6 children with ages ranging from 9 months to 14 years. She describes herself to be a quiet and polite woman. She operates a retail business where she sells charcoal. She has been involved in this business for 4 years. Her business is located within housing estates and her primary customers are residents from the estates. She describes her biggest business challenge to be stiff competition within the area.

Beatrice will use the Kes 20,000 loan to buy more charcoal to sell. Her business goal is to start a new business of running a restaurant within 5 years. She hopes that in the future, she will run a big hotel. Beatrice runs a food stall which increases her business income.


Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: August 15, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: SMEP Microfinance Bank

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: August 15, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: SMEP Microfinance Bank