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Kuvuna is a 41-year-old married woman. She has nine children. She describes herself as a business-oriented woman.

Kuvuna operates a general store, where she sells items such as firewood, slippers, plasticware, and vegetables such as onions and tomatoes. She has been involved in this business for eight years. Her business is located in a highly populated area and her primary customers are local residents. She describes her biggest business challenge as insufficient funds for improving the business.

Kuvuna will use the 20,000 KES loan to buy plastic items, vegetables, firewood, slippers, etc., for her store. Her business goal is to run a bigger general store within five years. She hopes that in the future, she will expand her business.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 687
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,779,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Kuvuna to buy plasticware, vegetables, firewood, slippers, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 1, 2012
Nov 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013