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Ruth is 33 years old, married and blessed with four children. She owns a retail shop, a business she has had for six years now and earns a monthly income of KES 45,000.

She has requested an eighth loan worth KES 100,000 to purchase 10 crates of sodas, 10 bales of maize flour, five bales of washing detergents, wheat flour, and bar soaps.

The profit she earns would be ploughed back into her business. Her dream is to see this business grow to a supermarket.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 733
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,743,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Ruth to buy sodas, maize flour, washing detergents, wheat flour, and bar soaps.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 6, 2012
Oct 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013