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Reuben is a 46-year-old man from Shieywe, in Kakamega region, which is located in the western part of Kenya. He is married and blessed with two children, who are 2 and 4 years old.

Reuben sells plastics, a business he has been in for the last 10 years. He earns a monthly income of 12,000 KES. He has applied for his first loan with VisionFund Kenya, which he will use to purchase more used plastics to resell. He will plow the anticipated income back into the business.

He has a dream of developing his business so as to better support his family financially.

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
  • 789
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,847,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Reuben to purchase more used plastics.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 10, 2014
Apr 14, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2015