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Carren is 50 years old and a single mother of four children aged between nine months and 24 years old. She runs a poultry and charcoal business in Kisauni, Mombasa.

Her business has been in operation for the last seven years. Carren has been a KADET client and this marks her second borrowing to finance her business. With this loan she plans to purchase more chicks to rear and sell later at a profit and to buy bags of charcoal for her business.

The anticipated profits will be used to repay the loan. Carren’s dream is to become a successful businesswoman.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 790
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,847,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 91.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Carren to purchase more chicks and bags of charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 13, 2011
Jun 30, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 18, 2012