A loan of $1,175 helped to buy a gas cooker for use in their house and ingredients for preparing food in her food stall.


Mary's story

Mary is a Kiva borrower. She describes herself as a person who loves her job. She operates a food stall where she cooks food for sale. She will use the KES 100,000 loan to buy a gas cooker for use in her house and ingredients for preparing food in her food stall such as wheat flour, sugar, maize, beans, cooking fat, etc. The gas cooker will enable her family of four to cook efficiently and faster. She hopes that in the future, she will open a restaurant. This is her sixth loan with SMEP DTM. A previous loan of KES 80,000 was repaid successfully.


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