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Total loan: $250
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Hellen

Kenya
Nairobi West, Kenya / Tailoring

A loan of $250 helped to buy more material, such as thread and cloth, to make new clothing.


Hellen's story

Hellen is a 51-year-old married woman with three children ranging from 10 to 24 years old. For the past four years, she has operated a tailoring shop where she repairs and makes new clothing. Her business is located in a busy area and her primary customers are the general public. Hellen describes herself as future-oriented. She has successfully repaid her previous 10,000 KES loan from SMEP DTM.

Hellen is requesting a 20,000 KES loan to buy more material, such as thread and cloth, to make new clothing. Her business goal is to increase her sales and turnover within five years. In the future, Hellen hopes to sustain her living standards.


Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: October 3, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: SMEP Microfinance Bank

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Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: October 3, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: SMEP Microfinance Bank