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A loan of $600 helped to buy a new motorbike.

Emmanuel's story

Emmanuel is a 38-year-old married man with six children aged 16, 14, 12, 10, 8 and 6. The elder four children attend school. Emmanuel is a coffee farmer but also works in transport (boda boda). He decided to start the transport business in order to have a daily income. His current motorbike disturbs him a lot since it keeps breaking down. He has therefore decided to borrow this loan to buy a new motorcycle. Most of his clients are traders from the trading center where he works. His main challenge is fear of theft. Emmanuel has worked hard to buy a motorbike and would not want to lose it to thieves. He is honest and hardworking

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