A loan of $200 helped to buy a water tank.


Ruth's story

Ruth is a 35-year old Kiva borrower. She describes herself as God-fearing and hopeful. Ruth farms for a living. She is married and has five children who are between the ages of 1 and 16. She is requesting a loan of KES 15,600 to buy a 2,300 liter water tank. Her family faces a challenge of accessing clean water and this tank will benefit her eight-member family. The tank will enable them to store clean water for domestic use. This is Ruth's second loan with SMEP DTM. A previous loan of KES 20,000 was repaid successfully. She hopes to provide both physical and spiritual security for her family.



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