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Update on Regina

Regina is happy and grateful for the loan you gave to her and it has helped improve her business. With the additional income her child was able to enroll in a private educational academy. She purchased printing/copying papers and cartridges for the business with the first loan.
Regina would like to increase the operations of the business. She is applying for a loan of 64,500 Kenya shillings to buy a larger photocopying machine. She looks forward to being a supplier instead of selling the items as a retailer.

Previous Loan Details

Regina, who lives in the Changamwe area of Coastal Province, Kenya, has operated her printing and photocopy business for three years. She is single and has one child in school, aged eight years. Regina joined Milango in order to access credit to improve her business operations. A loan of Ksh 4... More from Regina's previous loan »

Additional Information

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 826
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,938,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Regina to buy a larger photocopying machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 20, 2013
Feb 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Regina. It was first posted on Kiva on Nov, 2011. Learn More