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Elizabeth is 45 years old and has five children, two of whom are in school. Her husband is a cleaning agent. She has been selling fish for three years. She obtains the fish from Lake Victoria and sells them to Umoja residents. Previously, she was only selling second-hand clothing, which she still continues. She hopes to export fish in the future. Elizabeth describes herself as hardworking and focused.

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About Faulu Kenya

Faulu Kenya aims to empower Kenyans by providing relevant financial solutions. Faulu is a sustainable and profitable microfinance institution that offers savings and credit services to over 225,000 Kenyans. Faulu recently became the first MFI in Kenya to be licensed as a Deposit-Taking Micro-Finance Company, which will enable Faulu to better serve its clients.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 383
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,225,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 75.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Elizabeth to buy fish and second-hand clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 18, 2009
Jan 14, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011