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Maureen Abwao is an entrepreneur based in Kakamega County. She runs a motorcycle and power saws spares wholesale business, transportation business, and building materials supplies. Photo | Pool

What you need to know:

  • Maureen Abwao is an entrepreneur based in Kakamega County
  • She runs a motorcycle and power saws spare parts business, a transportation, and building materials supplies businesses

I started my entrepreneurship journey with a bank loan. I took Sh60,000 loan at Equity Bank and started buying and selling cereals. This venture never broke even. I had started it without doing my due diligence on the customer base. As a result, most of my products would go bad before I could find a customer. I was constantly ending up with losses. I decided to shut it down.

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