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Teresia sells curtains in Nakuru town and has been in this business for 11 years. She is 49 years old and a single mother to four children. Teresia plans to use the loan amount to purchase more curtain stock to sell in her business as the demand has increased a lot.

This will enable her to meet her clients' demands. With the anticipated profits, she plans to move to a permanent stall from which to sell the curtains.

In the future, Teresia hopes to expand her business by supplying the curtains at wholesale prices to other traders, thus earning more income and improving her family's living standards.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 1000
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,091,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Teresia to buy more curtain stock to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 11, 2012
May 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013