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Therecia is a 60-year-old married lady. She is blessed with five children above age 35.

She has been earning her living from tailoring for 25 years. She mainly makes and sells wedding gowns. She has three employees in her business. Apart from tailoring, she operates a posho mill (a grinding machine that crushes maize into flour) for extra income.

She hopes to open other outlets for her business in the future. Being a member of the Masaa group in Faulu Kenya, she has been guaranteed a loan of 90,000 Kenyan shillings by the members. She will use the loan to buy fabric, cloth lining and threads.

Additional Information

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
  • 614
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,775,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 80.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Therecia to buy fabric, cloth lining and threads.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 2, 2010
Nov 11, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 18, 2011