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Mary M. is a 29-year-old married lady with one child. She sells new clothes in Nairobi city where some of her clients are walk-in customers and others are regulars.

Mary was introduced to KADET by a friend who is also a KADET client. She has been in the business of selling clothes for two and a half years. Mary plans to use the funds from this loan as working capital and will buy more inventory for her clothes shop. In the future, Mary hopes to expand her business by opening more shops in the city and she wants to buy a plot of land.

About KADET:
The Kenya Agency for the Development of Enterprise and Technology (KADET) is committed to economically empowering its clients by providing financial services to rural communities in order to relieve suffering and improve living conditions within those communities.

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About VisionFund Kenya

VisionFund Kenya is dedicated to economically empowering its clients by providing financial services to improve living conditions of micro-entrepreneurs and their children across Kenya. VisionFund Kenya is the microfinance subsidiary of World Vision Kenya. Obtain more information on VisionFund Kenya from its website.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 723
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 76.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Mary to buy more new clothes to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 17, 2009
Jul 22, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2010