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Judy is a Kiambu-based businesswoman who operates a salon, a business she has run since 2004, in the Karia-Ikinu area. She offers hair dressing services and also sells beauty products. She describes her business environment as busy, and she sells her products and services to locals. She also earns extra income through dairy farming. She is requesting a loan of 30,000 KES in order to purchase cosmetics, a blow dryer, and a carpet for her business. A mother of two girls, Judy hopes to expand her salon business into a hair dressing institute and to own rental and residential units. She describes herself as aggressive, determined and self-driven.

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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
  • 373
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,310,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 75.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Judy to purchase cosmetics, a blow dryer, and a carpet.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 8, 2010
Jan 21, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 18, 2011