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Kesiah is 42 years old, divorced with two children aged 11 and 20. She sells charcoal to earn a living and has been in the business for one year. She describes her business environment as good because there is limited competition. Since she joined Faulu Kenya she has been able to save her income. She hopes to start a retail shop and be financially stable in the future. She has applied for 40,000 Kenya Shillings to buy more charcoal.

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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
  • 679
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,780,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Kesiah to buy more charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 9, 2011
Jan 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013