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Miriam is 36 years old and married with one child. She has been selling food spices for seven years to earn a living. She buys spices in bulk and then resells them in smaller quantities. Since she joined Faulu Kenya, she has acquired business management skills from the training they offered her. She dreams of buying a plot of land and building a home for her family in the future. She has requested a loan of 50,000 KES from Faulu Kenya to buy more spices to sell.

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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.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 481
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 77.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Miriam to add to her stock of spices for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 17, 2010
Apr 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011