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Caroline is 32 years old, a female, and married. She has two children, 8 1/2 and 5, who she supports.

She was introduced to KADET Ltd by a Kadet officer, and she has a retail shop which she sells malimali (household items). She has been in this business for four years; it is located at Ngala phase 5. She earns a monthly income in her business of ksh. 5,250.

She is taking her second loan of ksh.40,000, which she intends to use to add stock to her business by buying buckets, basins, plastic shoes, plates, cups, and sufurias (cooking pots).

Caroline will use the anticipated profit to expand her business by making it into a wholesale shop.

Her hopes and dreams for her future business and family are to grow her business and educate her children.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 752
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,695,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Caroline to buy more stock of buckets, basins, plastic shoes, plates, cups, and sufurias to sell to her buyers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 23, 2013
Nov 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 25, 2015