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Kiboswa Safina Group
In this Group: Evaline, Silibia, Sarah, Peres, Rose, Esther, Esther, Agnes, Ann, Jane, Pesika, Carilus, Saidi, Vitalice, Daniel
Evaline N. is an average Kenyan woman aged 40 who is married with 2 children. She also cares for 2 orphan children of her late sister. Evaline started her second-hand clothing business 8 years ago after working as a house helper for 10 years.


Evaline deals in ladies' and children’s wear. She purchases her bails of clothes every Sunday from Kibuye market which is well-known for its wholesale clothing business. With the little profit that she gets from her business, Evaline is still able to clothe, feed, and educate her children and relatives with the help of her husband who works as a mechanic in Kisumu town.


With the help of her loan, Evaline would like to diversify her business. Evaline’s long-term business vision is to expand her business into a boutique.



Disclaimer: Due to recent events in Kenya, the security situation in many communities remains unsettled, affecting many local businesses. Lenders to this entrepreneur should be aware that this loan may represent a higher default risk, and should be willing to accept this additional risk in making their loan.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 897
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,902,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 62.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kiboswa Safina Group's $4,325 loan helped a member to expand her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
May 2, 2008
Listed
Apr 15, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jan 16, 2009