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Zaum is 44 years old, married, and has four children. To earn a living, she runs a salon; she has been in this business for the past 13 years. She also earns extra income by conducting hairdressing training in her salon for a small fee. With the income from her business, she is able to pay school fees for her four children and cater to their basic needs. One of them is already self-reliant.

Zaum wishes to open other outlets of her business in the future. She needs a loan of 53,156 KES to buy cosmetics and hair braids.

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About Faulu Kenya

Faulu Kenya aims to empower Kenyans by providing relevant financial solutions. Faulu is a sustainable and profitable microfinance institution that offers savings and credit services to over 225,000 Kenyans. Faulu recently became the first MFI in Kenya to be licensed as a Deposit-Taking Micro-Finance Company, which will enable Faulu to better serve its clients.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 614
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,775,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Zaum to buy cosmetics and hair braids.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 23, 2013
Mar 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014