A loan of $250 helped to buy a water tank.


Thabu's story

Thabu is a Kiva borrower. She describes herself as being creative. She operates a retail store where she sells coconuts. She describes her family's challenges to be a shortage of water and the lack of proper water storage facilities.

Thabu will use the KES 20,000 loan to buy a water tank that will benefit ten family members. They will be able to store clean water for domestic use.

Thabu hopes that, in the future, she will raise her living standards. This is her third loan with SMEP Deposit Taking Microfinance Limited (SMEP DTM). Her previous loan of KES 50,000 was successfully repaid.



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