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Update on Peter

Peter previously acquired a loan of 20,000 Kenyan shillings (KES) which helped him to buy sugar, cooking fat, rice and soap. With the additional stock, he made more profits. Through Faulu Kenya, he has been trained on business management which has helped him to expand his business and to become successful. He hopes to open another outlet in a different location.

Peter has requested a loan of 100,000 KES to buy a kerosene pump to start a new business selling kerosene.

Previous Loan Details

Peter is married and blessed with two children, both of whom attend school. For the last two years, he has been managing a retail shop to support the family. Peter also rents out houses for more income. In the next 5 years, he wants to become an employer. Peter is requesting a loan of 20,000 KES ... More from Peter's previous loan »

Additional Information

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 707
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,802,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD