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Irene is 37 years old and married with three children. She has a butchery business in Kangundo town where she sells and supplies meat to hotels and other butcher shops. She also sells roasted meat, fish and chicken at the same place, and this has enabled her to generate more income.

This will be her first loan term and she plans to use the amount to buy more meat to sell and to supply to her customers. She also plans to buy more stock of fish and chicken. She will use part of the loan amount to expand her business premises so as to accommodate more customers who come to eat roasted meat, fish and chicken.

She hopes to grow her business by supplying meat to other towns in the region and thereby make more income. This will enable her to provide for the needs of her family as well as educate her children.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 688
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,920,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Irene to buy a stock of meat, fish and chicken.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 20, 2013
Mar 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014