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Edith is a 26-year-old single mother who supports a family of two. She runs a retail shop in Kipsitet trading centre in Nandi County served by KADET Ltd's Kapsabet office. This has been her income generating business for the last two years.

Edith gets an average monthly profit of 30,000 KES. She has borrowed a second loan of 100,000 KES. With this loan, she plans to use the amount borrowed of 100,000 KES to purchase maize flour, sugar, tea leaves, bar soaps, rice and cooking fat, among other items.

She anticipates getting profits from the business which she will use to pay her children’s school fees and expand her business. Her dreams and hopes are to expand her business into a general wholesaler and also be able to educate her children to the highest education level possible.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 783
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,830,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Edith to purchase stock for the retail shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 8, 2013
Aug 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014