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Total loan: $500
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Esther

Kenya
Kitengela, Kenya / General Store

A loan of $500 helped to buy stock of sugar, rice, salt, and other foodstuffs to sell.


Esther's story

Esther is a 40-year-old married woman. She has one son who is one year old. She describes herself as a respectful and accommodating woman.

Esther operates a general store where she sells home products such as flour, cooking fat, margarine, and cereals. She has been involved in this business for three years. Her business is located in a densely populated area.

She describes her biggest business challenges as the high price of home products and insufficient funds for improving her business. She will use the KES 40,000 loan to buy home products. Her business goal is to run a wholesale shop within five years. This is her second loan with SMEP DTM. Her previous loan was paid successfully.


Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: April 16, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: SMEP Microfinance Bank

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: April 16, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: SMEP Microfinance Bank