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Total loan: $300
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Mariam

Kenya
Msambweni, Kenya / General Store

A loan of $300 helped to buy sugar, rice, noodles, breads, beans, and more staples.


Mariam's story

Mariam is from Msambweni, where she has a small general store and sells used clothing. She tells us that thanks to the variety that she always sells, things are going well; she has developed a good customer base.

She is a hardworking woman; she sacrifices every day by struggling to get ahead so that she can have a better future. She has four children who are in primary school and high school. Mariam tells us that the reason she works tirelessly is for her children.

She is requesting a loan to buy sugar, rice, noodles, breads, beans, and more staples for her store. She is very appreciative for the help from Kiva and Yehu Microfinance for this growth opportunity for herself and her family.



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: February 28, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: February 28, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust