A loan of $1,000 helped to buy sacks of charcoal.


Lena's story

Lena lives in Kongowea, Kenya together with her family. She is 41 years of age. Lena is married and she has five children. Two of her children attend school. For twelve years, Lena has been selling charcoal. She also makes dresses and sells them. This makes extra income for her family. Lena wants to expand her business but the main challenge that she faces is a lack of funds. She also faces competition. The income that she will get from the use of this loan will help her pay school fees for her two children and make life better for them in the future.


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