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Lucy Wanjiku
Lucy is a married lady, 34 years old, with two children (Douglas, age 8, and Caleb, age 3 1/2). She was introduced to Kiva Partner KADET through an existing client. She is applying for her 1st loan with KADET. With it, she plans to increase her stock of baby clothes, pullovers, shirts and napkins to sell in her shop. With the extra profit she hopes to earn, Lucy wants to purchase a sewing machine (to make cardigans) and a computer.

Her dream is to open a wholesale shop selling clothes. Lucy is determined to grow her business; she is challenged by the fact that her clients prefer competitors with a greater selection. She believes that if her shop is well-stocked, she can attract more buyers who will like a wider variety of items to select from. She describes herself as hard-working.

About KADET:

The Kenya Agency for the Development of Enterprise and Technology (KADET) is dedicated to economically empowering its clients by providing financial services to improve living conditions of micro-entrepreneurs and their children across Kenya. KADET is the micro-finance subsidiary of World Vision Kenya. Obtain more information on KADET from the website: www.kadet.co.ke

Additional Information

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
  • 742
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,304,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 75.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Lucy Wanjiku to increase her stock of baby clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 23, 2009
Listed
Oct 29, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 15, 2010