A loan of $250 helped to purchase more makuti (thatching material).


Mariam's story

Mariam is 27 years old and a married mother of one child. She lives with her family in Msambweni, a town in the coastal region of Kenya which is well known for its nice beaches that attract many tourists.
Mariam makes her living in selling makuti (thatching materials made from palm frond). She has been in this business for the last eight years.Mariam buys makuti from various places. She also buys fronds and makes makuti to sell. She is requesting the loan to purchase more makuti to take advantage of this rainy season that requires most people to repair their leaking roofs.



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