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Violet A. is a single woman with no children. Her business is located at a busy market called Jericho, in Nairobi, and the business is well known by the name Baraka Electronics and Phone Accessories. She sells electronics and phone accessories to the local people. She says that she has been in this business for three years, and before getting into the business, she was also employed.

She says that this business is profitable and the major challenge she has is debtors who do not pay as per the agreement. However, she works very hard every day from early morning to late evening to keep her business doing well. She is using her loan of Kes 40,000 to boost her inventory in order to expand her business while meeting her customers demands. She hopes to grow her business and open another one. She sees herself importing a whole container from china or Dubai. She describes herself as beautiful, hardworking and smart.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 516
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 80.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Violet to increase her inventory of chargers, speakers, batteries, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 12, 2010
Oct 24, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 18, 2011