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Nahum is 29 years old, married and the mother of two children who are 2 and 4 years old. She earns a living by running a boutique in Kapsabet town. She has been in this business for the last four years and earns a monthly income of Kshs. 12,000. She is requesting a loan for Kshs 100,000 to buy new clothes, including shoes and sandals, to sell to her customers. With the profits she expects to earn from this loan, she will expand her business, set aside some savings, and make loan payments. Her dream is to give her family a good life — i.e., meet their financial needs and give the best possible education to her children. Her future goal for her business is to open branches in nearby towns.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 782
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,695,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Nahum to buy new clothing to sell to her customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 16, 2013
Nov 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014