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Fredrick is 37 years old, with one child who goes to school. He has been running a tailoring shop for five years to earn a living. He also runs a salon to earn enough money to pay for his family’s expenses and to educate his child. He hopes to buy more sewing machines to expand his business. He has requested for a loan of KES 20,000 to buy an overlock machine, fabric, threads, linings and pins.

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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
  • 817
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,889,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 77.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Fredick to buy overlock machine, fabric, threads, cloth linings and pins.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 19, 2010
Mar 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 16, 2011