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Hawa is 51 years old and is married with two children who are above the age of school.

Hawa sells charcoal to earn a living and has been involved in this business for ten years. She also rears animals to earn extra income. She was previously running a retail shop before she ventured into these businesses.

Hawa has previously taken three loans from Faulu Kenya to expand her business and for household expenses. She hopes to expand her business and improve her living standard in the future.

Hawa has requested a loan of Kes 80,000 from Faulu Kenya to buy more sacks of charcoal to sell.

Additional Information

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.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 488
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 76.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Hawa to buy more sacks of charcoal to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 16, 2010
Mar 19, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 20, 2011