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Pauline is a 41-year-old charcoal seller. She is married to Joseph who also contributes to their income; they are blessed with three children. Pauline has been selling charcoal for the past two years, earning a monthly income of Ksh 20,000, which she uses to provide for her family. Pauline is applying for her second loan term with KADET after repaying the previous loan successfully. She will use the loan to purchase more charcoal for resale. With the anticipated profits from her business she will educate her children. Her hopes and dreams are to build a comfortable life for her family.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 742
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,812,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Pauline to purchase more charcoal for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 26, 2013
Oct 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 20, 2014