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Anne
Anne W. N. is a divorced, 34-year-old woman. She has a 7-year-old child. She notes that she is a very hardworking, humble, and down-to-earth lady. Her business is located at the shopping center in Thika town, near a bus stop. Thika is the region of Kenya known for its pineapple production.



To earn a living, she sells electronics, including bulbs, cables, bulb holders, and sockets. In addition her her electronics-sales business, she also sells goods like popcorn and hand bags. She explains that she has been in the electronics business for one year now and that this business is profitable. Her major challenge, however, is that some of her inventory does not sell too quickly, which is something she has to manage to ensure that the business runs well. She is seeking a loan in the amount of 20,000 KES ($275) to buy bulbs, bulb holders, sockets, and plugs to expand her business. In the future, she hopes to be an electronics wholesaler, and she also hopes that her son will be educated at the university level.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 993
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $40,863,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 76.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Anne to expand her business by purchasing additional electronic goods (e.g., bulbs, sockets, plugs, and cables).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 2, 2010
Listed
Mar 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 15, 2010