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A loan of $475 helped to buy two bales of clothes to sell.


Elestina's story

Elestina is a hardworking woman who strives to improve her family's living standards. A previous loan helped her buy clothes for resale, which gave her profit and lifted the living standards of her family.

Now again she comes to you, requesting another loan of 40,000 Kenyan shillings to buy two bales of clothes to sell. She appreciates your support.



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