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Mercy W. has been selling vegetables and fruit to residents at Kiganjo for the past three years. Her business challenges are the lack of proper storage to store perishable goods and lack of funds to restock vegetables for selling.

She will use the loan proceeds of KES20,000 to buy beans, maize and to add to her stock of vegetables and fruit. Her goal in life is to become a wholesaler. Mercy is single and has two daughters. She describes herself as hard working, caring and respectable.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 693
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,780,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 75.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Mercy to buy cabbages, maize and beans.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 2, 2009
Dec 11, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 20, 2010