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Saka is 60 years old and married with twelve children, four of whom are attending school. He runs a bookshop where he also sells stationery, printing, bookbinding, and photocopying services. He's been in business for twelve years and has two employees. He also has a business providing electrical installations and selling spare auto parts. He says that he sells to schools, companies, and local residents and that business is good.

Saka successfully repaid a previous loan of Kes 20,000 from Faulu and has requested this loan of Kes 40,000 to increase his stock of books.

Saka describes himself as hardworking and enthusiastic and says that Faulu's financial assistance has really boosted his business. In the future, he hopes to help settle his children in business enterprises and also to open branches of his own business for his children.

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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
  • 785
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,830,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 74.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Saka to add to his stock of books.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 25, 2009
Nov 27, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2010