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Julius is a 35-year-old man who lives with his wife and three children. He values his family and works hard to meet their needs. His wife is a business-lady and she helps her husband with the household expenses.

Julius is a hardworking man who has eleven years of experience in his Pamoja Retail shop. He sells sugar, maize flour, rice and soap and also sells vegetables to supplement his income.

As a businessman, Julius has learned how to manage his money by saving in a group in Faulu Kenya called Acis Buruburu Group. Since he joined the group, his business has really grown. This is because he was previously selling his goods in a stall and he moved to a permanent shop.

Julius has requested a loan of Kes 60,000 to buy more sugar, maize flour, rice and soap. He hopes to expand his business into wholesale in the future.

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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
  • 534
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,761,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 80.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Julius to buy more sugar, maize flour, rice and soap for his store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 8, 2010
Jun 11, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011