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Mariam is 33 years old, married to Barnabas and blessed with three children, aged 12, 9, and 7 years respectively. She runs a grocery stall, a business she has been doing for the past five years, and earns a monthly income of KES. 10,000.

She has requested a first loan of KES. 30,000 to purchase fruits, vegetables, and beans for sale. The profit she earns would be ploughed back into her business.

Her dream is to see her business expand, educate her children, and lead a comfortable life.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 718
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Mariam to purchase more fruits, vegetables, and beans for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 7, 2012
Sep 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013