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Mercy is married to Joshua and together they have one child aged four years old. They live in a place called Mukuyuni in Makueni town.This is a rural town set up.

Mercy operates a beauty hair salon. She has been in this business for five years now. With this loan, she plans to buy some hair and beauty products so as to stock her salon.

With the profits she will get from this loan, Mercy plans to expand her services by opening another hair saloon in a nearby center.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 613
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,775,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 81.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Mercy to stock her beauty salon with seats for Kshs 15,000, hair products for Ksh 15,000, and other accessories for Kshs 20,000.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 20, 2010
Feb 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 18, 2012