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Ruth is 30 years old, married and has five children who are in school. To earn a living, she does tailoring. She works in a competitive environment with loyal customers. She has engaged herself in this business for ten years and has employed three people. In addition, she sells fish to generate more income.

Ruth's dream is to open more tailoring outlets in a different location in the future. She has requested for a loan of 20,000 KES to buy fabrics.

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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.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 741
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,794,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Ruth buy fabrics for her tailoring business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 8, 2012
Aug 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 4, 2013