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Total loan: $475
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Jacinta

Kenya
Nairobi West, Kenya / Beauty Salon

A loan of $475 helped to open another salon: buy hair weaves, cosmetics, equipment and rent a place, etc.


Jacinta's story

Jacinta is a 32-year-old single woman. She has two children, ages 4 and 7 years old. She describes herself as youthful and flexible. She operates a beauty salon, where she does hair braiding, pedicures, etc. Her business is located in a conducive environment and her primary customers are local residents. She describes her biggest business challenge to be inadequate funds.

Jacinta will use this 40,000 Kenyan shilling loan to open another salon: buy hair weaves, cosmetics and equipment and rent a place, etc. Her business goal is to have many salons within five years. She hopes that, in the future, she will build a house and expand her business. This is her second loan with SMEP DTM. Her previous loan was repaid successfully.


Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: May 30, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: SMEP Microfinance Bank

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: May 30, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: SMEP Microfinance Bank