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Jane Wairimu
Jane, aged 31, is married with one child and lives in Kilimani estate, a Nairobi suburb. Jane operates a tailoring business in the city center. Her husband is a businessman as well. She has done this kind of business for the last three years. With this loan, she plans to buy a sewing machine for Ksh 27,000, rolls of cloth for Ksh 20,000, and other accessories for Ksh 3,000. She mainly gets orders from schools within the city center, makes wedding gowns, and does repairs on a daily basis. She has never borrowed from other financial institutions. In the future, she hopes to expand her business and open another branch and create employment for other people.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 408
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,231,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 80.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Jane Wairimu buy another sewing machine for Ksh 27,000, buy cloth for Kshs 20,000, and other essentials for Kshs 3,000.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 16, 2010
Oct 7, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011