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Doiphine is 27 years old and married. She and her husband Paul have two children ages 8 and 3 years old. She has a tailoring business that she has operated for 8 years in Tala town. She makes ladies' dresses, suits, and African attire for both men and women. The business has been profitable and it has enabled her to provide for the basic needs of her family.

This will be her first loan term with KADET LTD and she plans to use the amount to buy more sewing material for use in her business. She also plans to buy more tailoring equipment, such as sewing threads, needles, and scissors. She anticipates to generate more profit, with which she plans to buy an ironing board and more sewing materials.

Doiphine hopes to grow her business by supplying sewing materials to various tailoring shops, making more variety of clothes, and opening another tailoring shop in the area.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 1033
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,108,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Doiphine to buy material and tailoring equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 22, 2013
Feb 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013