Location: Makutano Kitale
Years in Operation: 10 Years
Amount needed: $400
The women and girls of Makutano in Kitale are a very smart lot, thanks to the gifted and dedicated handiwork of Lucy’s tailoring shop. For the past ten years, Lucy has been designing and making beautiful dresses for her loyal clients. Her efficiency, friendly and honest ways have won her over to her clients time and again.
The widow and mother of five works very hard for she is the sole bread winner of her family. Besides her tailoring business, Lucy is a small holder farmer, growing maize on her two acres piece of land and also owns one cow. She strives she says to make sure that her children do not wallow in self pity over their father’s demise and sees to it that they are comfortably provided for, are happy and receive quality education to secure their futures.
She is seeking $400 from MHML to boost her tailoring business by adding to her depleted fabrics stock. She also intends to use some of the money from the loan for her children’s school fees. Our affordable and friendly repayment terms will easily enable her to do both of these. It is from the proceeds of her long existing business that she has been able to cater for her family’s needs and she is doing everything necessary to make sure it prospers!