A loan of $250 helped to purchase 2 bags of potatoes, 2 bags of onions, 1 bag of avocados, and 1 crate of tomatoes.


Salima's story

Salima is a single, 43-year-old mother of five children in Mwingi. Salima has been running a grocery store for the past 17 years with a monthly income of KES 14,000, which she uses to support her family. She also sells charcoal to supplement her income.

Salima is applying for her first loan from Vision Fund Kenya, after she was introduced by an existing client.

She will use the loan to purchase 2 bags of potatoes costing KES 6,000, 2 bags of onions costing KES 10,000, 1 bag of avocados at KES 1,000, and 1 crate of tomatoes at KES 3,000.

She will use the additional income to repay her loan and open other branches of her business.

She hopes to educate her children to college level and secure their future.



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