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Rusia

Update on Rusia

Rusia is 47 years old, married to Aggrey, a driver, and blessed with five children ages 17 (twins), 16, 14 and 9 years, respectively. Rusia owns a hotel, a business she started five years ago, and earns a monthly income of 20,000 KES.

She has requested a second loan of 30,000 KES to purchase two sacks of beans, five sacks of maize, and chicken for use in her hotel. She will use the anticipated profit to pay school fees for her children. Her dream is to buy a piece of land and build rental houses as well as educate her children.

Previous Loan Details

Rusia is 46 years old, married to Aggrey, a driver, and blessed with five children aged 16 (twins), 15, 14 and nine years old. She owns a cafeteria, a business she started five years ago, and earns a monthly income of KES 20,000. She has requested a loan of KES 30,000 to purchase three sacks... More from Rusia's previous loan »

Additional Information

About VisionFund Kenya

VisionFund Kenya is dedicated to economically empowering its clients by providing financial services to improve living conditions of micro-entrepreneurs and their children across Kenya. VisionFund Kenya is the microfinance subsidiary of World Vision Kenya. Obtain more information on VisionFund Kenya from its website.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

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This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 832
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $40,311,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Rusia to purchase two sacks of beans, five sacks of maize, and chicken.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 20, 2012
Listed
Oct 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 17, 2013