A loan of $150 helped to buy a solar lamp.


Sarah's story

Sarah is a 69-year-old married woman. She has nine grandchildren ranging from 21 to four years in age. She describes herself as a hardworking woman.


For the past forty years Sarah has run a dairy from which she sells milk. Her main customers are from the surrounding countryside. She describes her biggest business challenge to be outbreaks of bovine diseases.


Sarah is applying for a 12,900 KES loan, her first from SMEP DTM, to buy a solar lamp to be used by her grandchildren and six other family members. Her ambitions include seeing her dairy grow and running a big hotel in her hometown.


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