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Ruth is a 59-year-old widow and blessed with four children who look to her for their daily upkeep and basic needs. She has been running a M-Pesa Agent or local transfer business, and also sells animal feed as a secondary business. She has been doing this for a period of eleven years, earning an income of KSh 35,000 at the end of every month.

Ruth was introduced to VisionFund Kenya by a credit officer and has applied for her first loan of KSh 100,000 and plans to use the entire loan amount to purchase more stock of animal feed to sell to her customers.

Ruth plans to use the anticipated income to pay for the school fees for her children, and hopes to become a successful businesswoman in the community.

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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
  • 757
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,695,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Ruth to buy animal feed to sell to her customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 27, 2014
Jul 16, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 25, 2015