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Catherine is 30 years old and a shopkeeper. She is married to John, who provides additional income. Together they are blessed with three children. Catherine has been running her shop for the past 11 years with a monthly income of KES 5,000, which she uses to provide daily bread for her family. She also sells clothes to supplement her income.

Catherine will use the loan to buy more clothes for resale and add stock in her shop, such as flour, stationery, etc.

With the anticipated profit from the business, she will repay her loan and expand her business.

Her hopes and dreams are to give her children a quality education and a comfortable life.

Additional Information

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 739
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,812,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Catherine to buy more clothes for resale and add stock to her shop, such as flour, stationery, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 3, 2013
Sep 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014