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Mumbua is a 30-year-old married woman. She has three children. She describes herself as an intelligent and self-motivated woman.

Mumbua operates a retail store where she sells charcoal. Her business is located within a slum area and her primary customers are residents from the slum. She describes her biggest business challenge as lack of funds for improving the business.

She will use the 20,000 KES loan to buy more charcoal for selling. Her business goal is to be a supplier of charcoal within 5 years. This is her first loan with SMEP DTM.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 817
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,889,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Mumbua to buy more charcoal to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 21, 2012
Oct 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013