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Anne comes from a family of three and resides in the Mukuru informal settlement of Nairobi, Kenya. She grew up in Kawangware and loves taking part in community improvement activities. Anne recently realized that she could be able to comfortably achieve helping her community by improving sanitation in her area.

Anne seeks a loan to purchase and run two Fresh Life toilets. She aims to use these to create a more habitable environment and earn income from the business for her upkeep. She will be satisfied to know that she made an impact on the well-being of her community. Anne hopes to make a greater impact in the future by expanding her toilet business.

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Through a partnership with the Foward Foundation, Sanergy is empowering 40 unemployed youth aged 18-25 in the Mukuru informal settlement run their own businesses. After attending an extended training, young entrepreneurs will be able to purchase Fresh Life toilets at a reduced price.

About Sanergy

Sanergy is a social enterprise that combines technology, entrepreneurialism and a unique business model to provide safe, accessible and affordable sanitation products and services to slum residents across Kenya. Sanergy uses the flexible, zero-interest capital provided by Kiva lenders to offer loans to its network of toilet operators. The funding covers the upfront costs of the toilet purchase, enabling operators to pay back the loan over time with the revenue generated by the toilet.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 714
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Anne to purchase and run two Fresh Life toilets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 12, 2013
Oct 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 18, 2015