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Dorcas is a 51-year-old married woman. She has two children, ages 20 and 25 years old. She describes herself as a social and talkative woman. She operates a tailoring retail store where she sells clothes. She has been involved in this business for three years. Her business is located in an urban area and her primary customers are local residents. She describes her biggest business challenge to be insufficient funds for improving the business.

Dorcas will use this 20,000 Kenyan shilling loan to buy clothes materials for making new dresses, blouses and suits to sell. Her business goal is to expand her business within five years. She hopes that she will educate her children in the future with the profits generated from her business. This is her first loan with SMEP Deposit Taking Microfinance Ltd.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
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  • $43,812,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Dorcas to buy clothes materials for her tailoring retail store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 5, 2013
Feb 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014