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Lower Nyamboyo Women's Group
In this Group: Ezekiel, David, Justus, Martin, Charles, Elisha George, Eunice, Pauline, Roseline, Consolata, Martha, Elizabeth, Consolata, Joyce
Ezekiel started his matatu (public service vehicle) transport business seven years ago with a second-hand vehicle. Through hard work and determination, Ezekiel is able to feed, clothe, and educate his family of two wives and eight children.

Ezekiel operates his business along the Kisumu – Busia highway and is currently planning to buy another second-hand matatu (public service vehicle) to diversify his business. With the help of his loan, Ezekiel will also be able to buy public service vehicle spare parts which he hopes to sell to generate more income for his family. His long-term business vision is to own a fleet of many public service vehicles.

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

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 740
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,862,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 61.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Lower Nyamboyo Women's Group's $3,475 loan helped a member to purchase matatu (public service vehicle) spare parts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 6, 2008
Apr 17, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 16, 2009