Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Business Promotion

Business is what the current world is changing into, it has proved to be the most lucrative venture and most people have started their own businesses within towns and rural areas. In Siaya district most people are struggling to make their own businesses thrive by trying to put more benefits to their customers. Currently the commercial bank of Kenya or the Kenya commercial bank (KCB) has introduced a program that small traders to acquire loans with very minimum accounts as securities.This loans are meant specifically to improve the businesses and are given back at low interest. This has been a great success as most small scale traders are running ton the Bank not to be left out in the lucrative offer.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Kcb Bank

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Siaya, Siaya, Kenya
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