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Lucy Gakuru
Lucy Gakuru, aged 40, is married with two children and lives in Nairobi. She operates a retail shop in Nairobi city center which she has done for the last four years. Her customers are mainly people who work in the city center.

With this loan, Lucy plans to add stock of items like sugar, tealeaves, flour, salt and other food stuffs. She has never borrowed from any other financial institution.

In the future, Lucy hopes to have a wholesale business and move to a better location.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 371
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,299,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 77.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Lucy Gakuru to add stock to her retail shop, she wants to buy things like tea leaves, sugar, flour, salt etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 29, 2010
Apr 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2010