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Elizabeth is 28 years old. She is married with one daughter, Abigail, who is six years old and in school. Elizabeth owns a retail shop, called Baraka G. Shop, where she sells sugar, rice, cooking oil and fat as well as general household items. She has been in business for five years, prior to which she was in farming. Elizabeth plans to buy sugar and shoes for sale, as well as sewing materials, such as cloths, and a sewing machine with the loan of KES 20,000. She hopes to buy more stock in the future and expand her business. Her dream is to grow her business from retail to wholesale. Elizabeth describes herself as hardworking.

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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
  • 722
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 75.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Elizabeth to buy stock.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 25, 2009
Dec 22, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011