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Said is a resident of Mariakani, Kenya. He is a married father of six who runs a green grocery stall, which has been operating for the last four years. He sells vegetables and cereals.
Said started the business with his salary. He joined Milango to access credit for further business expansion and is applying for a loan of 36,700 Kenya shillings to purchase additional food to sell, such as tomatoes and potatoes.
Said’s future ambition is to own other shops. The challenges he needs to overcome are the high cost of transportation and the low seasons. The extra income from the loan will help him pay for his children’s school fees.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 591
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,761,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Said to purchase additional food such as tomatoes and potatoes for his food stall.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 3, 2012
Oct 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013