A loan of $3,400 helped a member to purchase bales of clothes.


Aboke Kinda Self-Help Group's story

Monicah A. is an average Kenyan woman aged 48 and married with 4 children. Monicah has been running her business for a period of 4 years, and she got her initial capital by accumulating savings from her former work place. Currently Monicah deals in ladies' clothes, but she would like to diversify to a men's and children's collection in the near future. She purchases her bales of clothes every month from various shops in Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya, and sells to her customers in Busia town. With the little profit she gets from her business, Monicah is still able to clothe, feed, and educate her children. With the help of her loan, Monicah will be able to purchase more bales of clothes to boost her business sales. 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: Monicah, Thomas, Fabian, Emmanuel, Francis, Benedicto, Francis, Jared, Akoth, Beatrice, Alice, Margret, Mary, Leonidahs, Josephene, Mary, Esther, Rosa, Everline
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