A loan of $150 helped to purchase a water harvesting tank.

Monicah's story

Monicah is a 38-year-old married woman. She has three children whose ages range from 10 years to 18 years. She describes herself as self-reliant and hard working. She runs an agribusiness where she sells tomatoes, onions, beans, and fruits like bananas, melons, and mangoes. She also has a retail business selling water to customers.

Monicah has had this business for eight years and employs two staff members. Her business is located in a busy market area and her primary customers are local residents. She describes her biggest business challenge as the outbreak of crop diseases, which affect her business greatly. She will use the loan of 11,100 KES to purchase a water tank, which will be used by her family members on household chores.

Her business goal is to expand her business and generate more income within 5 years. She hopes that in the future, she will expand her business with the help of financial support through SMEP DTM, Kiva's field partner.

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