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Millicent

Update on Millicent

Millicent is grateful for the previous loan she received through Milango. She operates a retail business selling selling cereals and would like to expand her business to include the sale of groceries such as fruits and vegetables. She is applying for a loan of 41,850 Kenyan shillings to buy potatoes, vegetables, and fruits to sell.

She looks forward to raising more income to use towards educating her children.

Previous Loan Details

Millicent is a resident of Kongowea in Coast Province, Kenya. She is a married mother of two school-going children. She runs a clothing shop--a business that she has been operating for twenty years. She also sells maize/cereals and farms. She learned about Milango through an employee and joine... More from Millicent'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
  • 617
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $39,245,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD