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Fredrick is a 21-year-old single man who supplies timber and firewood to earn a living. He explains that he has been in this business for three years, and that he is a hardworking man who is determined to succeed in his business.

He appreciates Faulu Kenya for helping him to expand his business. He is now requesting a loan in the amount of 40,000 KES ($525) to buy more timber for resale purposes. He hopes to expand his business and to eventually become the main supplier of timber in his area.

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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
  • 677
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,920,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 76.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Fredrick to expand his business by purchasing additional timber.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 10, 2010
Mar 20, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2010