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Moses is from Kenya. He needs a loan of $375 to increase the inventory in his store.
Moses owns a store in the Katito township. He is the sole provider for his family and is responsible for meeting their basic needs of food and clothing as well as paying school fees for his children.
With a micro loan from World Vision Moses will purchase goods to sell in his store which will not only boost his profits but will also meet the needs of his community. Moses business is an asset to his community and to his personal livelihood. With this loan he will be able to insure that his store is well stocked and that he is able to provide for the needs and demands.
Retail is a quick and scalable way to begin earning a profit. Many entrepreneurs begin with stalls at markets or even at home and need a loan to expand or increase their inventory. Others may be ready to open a small store. Goods purchased from loan funds range from clothing, grocery or sundry items to jewelry, candy, perfume or health and beauty supplies. Loans in the commerce sector account for around 33% of our loans.
Katito is a hill in Kenya with an average elevation of 5,000 feet. Summers are warm and rainfall is irregular. There is a high rate of HIV infection in Katito. Poverty has left most families and particularly children very susceptible to disease. Lack of fresh water is a major issue. Many dams are contaminated. Some residents treat the water at home while others drink as is.
Children are considered a valuable resource. A large family means more hands to help on the farm and ensures parents will be taken care of in their old age. With long distances between home and school and children needing to help on the farm, many do not get to attend school.
World Vision focuses on education, immunizations, HIV and AIDS prevention education, food security, and sanitation.
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