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Grace is 51 years old, married and blessed with five children. She buys and resells charcoal in small quantities to her customers. She started three years ago and earns a monthly income of 30,000 KES (Kenyan shillings).

She has requested a first loan of 30,000 KES to purchase more sacks of charcoal for sale. The profit she earns will be plowed back to her business. Her dream is to see this business expand.

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VisionFund Kenya is dedicated to economically empowering its clients by providing financial services to improve living conditions of micro-entrepreneurs and their children across Kenya. VisionFund Kenya is the microfinance subsidiary of World Vision Kenya. Obtain more information on VisionFund Kenya from its website.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 1007
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,148,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Grace to purchase eight sacks of charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 11, 2013
Jun 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014