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Pauline A. is a married woman of fifty years, her husband is called Nathan Ekesa and together they have three children. They live in a roadblock area in Eldoret Town where she does her business of selling second hand clothes, she has been in this business for four years now and gets a monthly income of four thousand shillings.

This will be Pauline's first loan from Kiva partner KADET LTD, and she wants to use the entire loan to buy two bails of used clothes for resale. With the additional income she is going to get she plans to expand her business by renting a shop instead of selling in the open air.

In the future, she hopes to open a wholesale shop where she can sell second hand clothes in bulk and therefore raise her family's living standard.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 706
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 80.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Pauline to buy bails of second hand clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 9, 2010
Jan 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012