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Dorothy is a married woman who has three children with ages ranging from six to 12. She describes herself as an assertive woman. Dorothy has operated a grocery stall where she sells onions, tomatoes, kale, etc. for the past six years. Her business is located within a busy market and her primary customers are residents from the immediate surroundings.

Dorothy describes her biggest business challenge as being high transportation costs when purchasing vegetables from external sources. She will use the KES 20,000 loan to buy vegetables to sell. Her business goal is to operate an additional grocery stall within five years. She hopes that in the future, she will have a stable income.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 761
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  • $43,695,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Dorothy to buy more vegetables to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 23, 2012
Aug 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013