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Sicily is 31 years old and a single mother of 1 child. She sells and supplies polythene bags in Nairobi town and has been in this business for the past 3 years. This will be her third loan term and she plans to use the money to buy more stock of polythene bags to sell. She will use the generated profits to buy still more stock of polythene bags for sale. She hopes to open a retail shop, make more income, and be able to provide for the needs of her family.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 755
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,830,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Sicily to buy more stock of polythene bags for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 18, 2013
Jul 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014