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Catherine is married and has two daughters aged six months and three years. She describes herself as an ambitious woman. She runs a beauty salon and provides services of plaiting, blow-drying and applying chemicals. In addition, she sells cosmetics and hair oils. Her business challenge is the high prices of cosmetics. She will be using the loan of Kes 20,000 to purchase more beauty products. In the next five years, Catherine hopes to run a cosmetics retail shop.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 790
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,847,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Catherine to buy more beauty products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 15, 2011
Dec 30, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013