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Petronila is 27 years of age and has a grocery store in Emali, where she sells tomatoes, onions, potatoes, and fruits. She also sells cereals, such as rice and beans. She is a single mother of two school-aged children.

This is her first loan, and she plans to use the loan to buy more tomatoes, oranges, and mangos to sell. She also plans to buy more potatoes and beans. She anticipates to make more money, with which she will use to pay school fees for her children.

She hopes to grow her business by adding a greater variety of grocery items; thereby, she will make more money and be able to provide for the needs of her family.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 1008
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,148,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Petronila to buy more tomatoes and fruits.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 25, 2013
Feb 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013