A loan of $1,400 helped to pay for cementing the watering surface for her water tank.


Cathreen's story

Cathreen is 54 years old and married. She has four children, ranging in age from 14 years to 29 years. She describes herself to be focused, sincere, and God-fearing. She operates a retail business where she sells water to the community and cereals. She has been involved in this business for seven years. Her business is located at a densely populated area, and her primary customers are local residents. She describes her biggest business challenge to be rationing of water she provides to the customers. She will use the KES 120,000 loan to pay for cementing the watering surface for the water tank Her business goal is to buy several water tanks, so as to be providing clean water to the whole community in her area within five years. This is her fifth loan with SMEP DTM. Previously, Cathreen was selling clothes to the customers.



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