A loan of $600 helped to purchase charcoal for resale..


Monica's story

Monica is a single woman who has four children. She lives in a rental house that has electricity but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food, school fees and rental bills.

Monica operates a charcoal-selling business, selling from her home to her neighbors and villagers. Her greatest monthly challenge is the high cost of transportation. With the KES 50,000, she wants to purchase charcoal for resale. She dreams of expanding to a wholesale shop in the future.



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