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Hellen is 54 years old, widowed with children who are all grown-ups. She runs a private school that she started 12 years ago and earns a monthly income of KES 25,000. She is requesting a second loan of KES 50,000 to purchase desks for the school.

The profit she earns from this business will contribute towards her buying a piece of land to build more classrooms. She dreams of seeing this school excel to national levels.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 946
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,867,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Hellen to purchase desks for her school.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 11, 2012
Jul 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2013