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A loan of $600 helped to buy more bales of clothes to sell.

Catherine's story

Catherine is a married woman. She has two children. She describes herself to be strong and determined.

She operates a clothes store where she sells second-hand clothes. Her business is located in a good area and her primary customers are regular and first-time clients. She describes her biggest business challenge to be the high cost of products.

Catherine will use the KES 50,000 loan to buy more bales of clothes.

Her business goal is to expand within five years. She hopes that, in the future, she will be rich.

This is her second loan with SMEP Deposit Taking Microfinance Limited (SMEP DTM). Her previous loan was paid successfully.

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