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Cecilia is a 30-year-old mother from Kakamega County, which is located in the western part of Kenya. She is widow and she supports four people in her family, with two children of her own who are aged 6 and 2 years old.

She has a retail shop which she has been operating for the last four years and makes a monthly income of Kes 9,000. She is taking her third loan with VisionFund Kenya, which she will use to purchase sugar, cooking oil, maize flour and soap for resale. She will use the anticipated profits to increase her stock.

Her dream is to educate her children and increase stock.

Additional Information

About VisionFund Kenya

VisionFund Kenya is dedicated to economically empowering its clients by providing financial services to improve living conditions of micro-entrepreneurs and their children across Kenya. VisionFund Kenya is the microfinance subsidiary of World Vision Kenya. Obtain more information on VisionFund Kenya from its website.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 725
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,802,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Cecilia to add more stock in her retail shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 19, 2014
Feb 28, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014