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Jane is a married woman. She has two children who are 1 year and 3 years old. She describes herself to be a jovial, ambitious and smart woman. She operates a beauty salon where she provides hair services. She has been involved in this business for 14 years. Her business is located near a school, and her primary customers are students and the general public from the local environs. She describes her biggest business challenge to be insufficient funds for improving the business.

She will use the 30,000 KES (Kenyan shillings) loan to buy another dryer which will be used in her beauty salon to meet the customers' demand for hair service. Her business goal is to run a new business of a gym within five years. She hopes that in the future, she will build a permanent house. This is her second loan with SMEP DTM after taking a loan of 20,000 KES, which she repaid successfully.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 598
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  • $44,761,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Jane to buy a dryer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 13, 2013
Feb 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014