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Lydia, a resident of Kilifi area of Coast Province, Kenya, is a married businesswoman who has been operating a clothing business for six months. This mother of one child also runs a mobile money transfer shop. Her main challenges are competition and occasionally low business seasons.

Having learned about Milango through friends who invited her to the group, Lydia joined with the aim of accessing credit to improve her business operations. She is now requesting a loan of 41,850 Kenya shillings to purchase an additional stock of second-hand clothes and to add till money to her money transfer shop. The extra income arising from the loan will be added to her savings to help meet the family's needs. Her dream is to open a larger boutique.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 612
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,775,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Lydia to buy an additional stock of second-hand clothes and add till money to her mobile money transfer shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 14, 2012
Nov 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013