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Total loan: $250
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Kuvuna

Kenya
Mombasa, Kenya / General Store

A loan of $250 helped to buy plasticware, vegetables, firewood, slippers, etc.


Kuvuna's story

Kuvuna is a 41-year-old married woman. She has nine children. She describes herself as a business-oriented woman.

Kuvuna operates a general store, where she sells items such as firewood, slippers, plasticware, and vegetables such as onions and tomatoes. She has been involved in this business for eight years. Her business is located in a highly populated area and her primary customers are local residents. She describes her biggest business challenge as insufficient funds for improving the business.

Kuvuna will use the 20,000 KES loan to buy plastic items, vegetables, firewood, slippers, etc., for her store. Her business goal is to run a bigger general store within five years. She hopes that in the future, she will expand her business.


Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: November 1, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: SMEP Microfinance Bank

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Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: November 1, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: SMEP Microfinance Bank