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Ruth is 37 years old and an enterprising businesswoman who is the single mother of one child. She has been selling chips (or french fries) for the past 10 years and earns an income of KES 10,000 a month, which she uses to meet her child’s basic needs. She is applying for her first loan from KADET LTD after being introduced to our organization by an existing KADET customer. Ruth will use the loan to buy potatoes to make chips to sell to her customers.
With the anticipated profit, she will educate her child. Her hopes and dreams are to open a hotel.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 868
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,991,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 82.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Ruth to buy potatoes to make into chips to sell to her customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 9, 2012
Feb 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 16, 2012