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Rhoda S. B. is twenty five years old, divorced, and has one child who is five and half years old. Her business is located at Khayega, a busy local market in Kakamega. She sells vegetables, onions and tomatoes to the local people. She has engaged in this kind of business for the last four years despite the fact that competition is high because there are many people in the area engaged in the same kind of business as hers.

She is using her loan to buy a cow and a donkey. A cow will give her milk to consume at home and she will sell the excess to the local people. A donkey will enable her to transport her goods from one place to another. She dreams of buying her own land and building her own shop. She also sees herself being the biggest green-grocer in Khayega. She is a very hardworking and determined lady.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 714
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  • $44,884,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 75.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Rhoda to buy a cow and a donkey.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 13, 2010
Feb 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011