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Alice, age 33, sells waste garments to earn a living and to keep the environment clean. She buys waste garments from a factory and sells them to retailers in the local market for recycling. She has been in the business since 2008 and hopes to increase her profits in the future. She has been saving her money with her group in Faulu Kenya called 'Weep Not,' which guarantees loans to its members. She has requested a loan of kes 20,000 from Faulu Kenya to buy more garments and a sewing machine.

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
  • 561
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,737,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 77.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Alice to add stock of waste garments and buy a sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 17, 2010
Apr 14, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 16, 2011