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Leah Waihuini
Leah T. is a single mother of a 13-year-old girl. Her daughter is in high school. She runs a beauty salon in Naivasha Town in the Rift Valley province of Kenya.

This is Leah's second loan with KADET. She intends to buy a new hair dryer and also restock the hair products she uses from the proceeds of this loan.

Her dream is to one day open a hairdressing and beauty school. This will enable her to give the opportunity of learning to those who could not qualify for a university education but have a passion and talent in hairdressing and beauty.

About KADET:

The Kenya Agency for the Development of Enterprise and Technology (KADET) is committed to economically empowering its clients by providing financial services to rural communities in order to relieve suffering and improve living conditions within those communities

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
  • 841
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $47,022,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 76.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Leah Waihuini to buy more cosmetics and hair products and to buy a new hair dryer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 21, 2009
Jul 22, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2010