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Purity is a single lady with two children aged 8 years and 5 years, respectively. In order to raise her family, she sells baby/children's clothes by the roadside. She has done this business for the last five years. She started her business by borrowing KES 20,000, which she has paid successfully. Her business is currently booming and she is requesting a loan of KES 50,000 to buy more baby clothes. Her major challenge is the location of her business, which is not very safe and provides no shelter. Her dream is to be financially stable and be able to move to a better house with her children. In five years time, she wants to open a boutique and venture into the shoe business. She describes herself as a hardworking woman.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 861
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  • $43,028,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 74.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Purity to buy more clothes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 25, 2009
Nov 26, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2010