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Ummy, 39, is a hard-working business woman. She is married and blessed with three children. For the past 10 years, she has managed a salon business to make a living. She has employed four people to help her in her business. In the next five years, she wants to open a new salon. She is requesting for a loan of 50,000 Kenyan shillings to buy a hair drier. Thanks to Faulu Kenya, she has been able to expand her business.

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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
  • 701
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 93.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Ummy to buy a hair drier for her salon.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 29, 2011
Sep 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 22, 2012