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Phylis is a 44-year-old mother from Kakamega, which is located in the western part of Kenya. She is married to John, who is a businessman within the same location. She supports four people in her family and has four children who are 16, 12, 10 and 6 years old.

She has a tailoring shop, a business she has been doing for the last 10 years, and she makes a monthly income of KES 20,000. She is taking her second loan with KADET Ltd., which she will use to purchase cloth and repair the sewing machines. She will use the anticipated profit to plow back into the business.

Her dream is to expand the current business and take good care of her family.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 752
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,695,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Phylis to purchase cloth and repair the sewing machines.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 23, 2013
Jun 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014