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Dorcas M

Dorcas is from Kenya. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase items for salon.

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Dorcas is from Kenya. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $350 to purchase items for salon.

  • Top Goals To purchase items for salon
  • Children Helped 2

Dorcas's Story

For the last 3 years Dorcas and her husband have operated her small business in the Changamwe region in Kenya. She provides salon services to customers in her community.

Dorcas has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase items for her salon, so that she can offer additional services and earn more to support her family.

Dorcas is 35 years old and the mother of 2 children, and both are currently studying in school.

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Industry Info

In areas where the poor live alongside the more affluent, businesses in the service sector can be very successful. Services include flower cultivation, tailoring/sewing, transportation, repair work, beauty salons and barber shops, and restaurants. Loans are needed to begin, expand, or sustain business with tools and supplies. Loans given to entrepreneurs in the service sector account for around 7% of our loans.

Dorcas's Community

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Dorcas's Mid Term Update May 20, 2017

Thank you for partnering with World Vision Micro to provide Dorcas Mangi with a small loan for her services and health/beauty business. Dorcas used her loan of $350 to purchase items for her salon. She continues to make monthly payments of $53 on time.

With the profits she has earned from her growing business, Dorcas is able to expand the current business and buy supplies in bulk.

Dorcas's 2 children continue to study in school. Thanks to Dorcas's hard work, she will be able to provide a brighter future for her 2 children.

Thank you for supporting Dorcas's small business through World Vision Micro!

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3 Donors

  • Kristin
    December 20, 2016
    Contributed to 1 other loans
  • William
    January 03, 2017
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  • Judi
    February 18, 2017
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