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Mariam N. M. is a 38-year-old retail shop owner in Jomvu, Mombasa. She is married to Patrick Kimathi who contributes to the family’s total income. Together they are blessed with three children. She has run a retail shop for the last year, and she says that business has been good so far.

Mariam joined KADET LTD just the other day. She has applied for her first loan which she would like to use to purchase more stocks of cereals, cooking oil and fats. She hopes to use the anticipated profits from her shop to boost her embroidery business as a secondary source of income.

She hopes to succeed in life.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 706
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 80.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Miriam to purchase more stocks of cereals, cooking oil and fats.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 19, 2010
Dec 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011