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Nerea is a widowed mother of three. She is proud of the fact that she has been able to educate her children despite being the family's sole breadwinner, and is grateful for the support she has received from Faulu Kenya. Her dream is to see her children through to the university level. To make this possible, she has worked very hard as a seamstress for the last 13 years. She is applying for a loan for 10,000 Kes to buy fabric, zippers, canvas and thread.

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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
  • 782
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,695,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 80.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Nerea to buy fabric, zippers, canvas and thread for a tailoring business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 1, 2010
Nov 11, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2011