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Vincent is a 31-year-old father of four children who are in school. He had a shop, which he operated for one year before he started a water kiosk. He is employed with KK security services in Nairobi, where he earns 12,000 Kenyan shillings per month while his wife assists him in his business.

He has become an active member of Faulu Kenya, a Kiva partner, by saving money in the MFI (microfinance institution). He plans to buy a water tank at 40,000 shillings and a water booster at 10,000 shillings; hence, he has requested a loan of 50,000 shillings. He hopes to become financially stable by making more savings and generating more income. His dream is to have his own company in the future.

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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
  • 754
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,830,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 77.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Vincent buy water tank and water booster.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 28, 2010
Feb 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 24, 2011