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Ruth is 34 years old, married to Aggrey, who is also a businessman and she supports seven members of her family. They are blessed with five children aged between 10 and 16 years. She runs a cereal shop business where she mainly sells maize. She has been in this business for five years and earns a monthly income of KES 30,000.

She is borrowing a loan of KES 20,000 that she intends to use to purchase more maize for resale. She plans to use the anticipated profits to support her family.

Her hopes for the future are to open big store for her business and to educate her children to the highest level possible.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 816
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,889,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Ruth to buy ten bags of maize.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2012
Jan 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2012