A loan of $575 helped to purchase 35 pieces of leso cloth for resale.


Rukia's story

Rukia is a married woman with five children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees. For the past three years, she has operated a business selling leso cloth for wraps. She faces a major challenge of seasonality in her place of operation. She dreams of expanding her business to become a big supplier of leso clothing in the future. With 50,000 Kenyan Shillings, she wants to purchase 35 pieces of leso cloth for resale. She decided to join Kiva's partner Yehu to access loans and boost her business.



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