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Gelishon
Gelishon is 27. He sells second-hand shoes in the Gikomba market of Nairobi. He's been in this business for 1 year; he previously sold fabric. He requests his first loan of Ksh. 20,000 to increase his stock of shoes. Gelishon would like to become an importer one day. He sees his business as an investment for his future family. Gelishon describes himself as self-believing and social.

Faulu Kenya aims to empower Kenyans by providing relevant financial solutions. Faulu is a sustainable and profitable microfinance institution that offers savings and credit services to over 225,000 Kenyans. Faulu recently became the first MFI in Kenya to be licensed as a Deposit-Taking Micro-Finance Company, which will enable Faulu to better serve its clients.

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About Faulu Kenya

Faulu Kenya aims to empower Kenyans by providing relevant financial solutions. Faulu is a sustainable and profitable microfinance institution that offers savings and credit services to over 225,000 Kenyans. Faulu recently became the first MFI in Kenya to be licensed as a Deposit-Taking Micro-Finance Company, which will enable Faulu to better serve its clients.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 677
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $39,776,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 76.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Gelishon add stock of shoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Aug 25, 2009
Listed
Aug 21, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 15, 2010