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Mary is 35 years old and a single mother of a 20-year-old child. For three years, she has been operating a green grocery to earn a living. Besides this, she is employed as a casual laborer for extra income and she also sells charcoal. Mary works hard in her business so as to provide for her child. She hopes to expand her business in five years for more income generation. She has requested a loan of 20,000 Kenyan shillings to buy charcoal and second-hand clothes.

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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
  • 708
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 89.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Mary to buy charcoal and second-hand clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 13, 2011
Jul 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 16, 2012