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A loan of $625 helped to buy sugar, maize flour and cereals wholesale.

Claris's story

Claris lives in the Mariakani area. She is married and has seven children. Six of them attend school. She has had a previous loan with Kiva, which she paid back, and she now seeks another loan to buy sugar, maize flour and cereals to sell. Her business is doing great despite the challenges of competition and bad debts which are inevitable in her business. The income she raises from the business will improve her living standards.

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