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Patricia is a 41-year-old single mother of six children, aged 22, 13, 11, 8, 6 and 3 years respectively. She sells grocery goods and charcoal, a business she ventured into ten years ago. She earns a monthly income of KES 15,000.

She has requested a first loan of KES 50,000 to purchase fruits, vegetables and charcoal for sale. The profit from her business will aid her in repaying her loan. Her dream is to excel in her business and better the life of her children.

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About VisionFund Kenya

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.


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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,924,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Patricia to purchase fruits vegetables and sacks of charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 22, 2013
Sep 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014