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Total loan: $2,950
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Mboga Safi Women's Group

Kenya
Busia, Kenya / Fruits & Vegetables

A loan of $2,950 helped a member to expand her business to wholesale.


Mboga Safi Women's Group's story

Wilkista A. is an average Kenyan woman aged 46 with 3 children. She also lives with 1 orphan child of her late brother.

Wilkista started her business of selling vegetables and fruits 2 years ago after accumulating savings from her former work place in a local school in Busia district. She currently sells her vegetables and fruits at Busia Municipality market on a retail basis, but would like to expand her business and start operating on a wholesale basis to enable her to support her children and her husband, who currently has a low-paying job. With the help of her loan, Wilkista will be able to purchase more stock of different vegetables and fruits to enable her increase 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: Wilkista, Gabreil, James, Everline, Philister, Celemetina, Janet, Christine
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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: May 28, 2008
Facilitated by Field Partner: Opportunity International- Wedco Ltd.

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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: May 28, 2008
Facilitated by Field Partner: Opportunity International- Wedco Ltd.