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Ruth S. is 42 years old. She is from Khwisero in Kakamega and is married to Noah. The couple has two children, aged 18 and 14. Ruth has had a cereals business for the past three years. She is applying for her first loan from KADET LTD after being introduced by a friend who is also a client here. Ruth will use the money to buy eight bags of maize to add to her stock. The profits made from this business will be used to pay school fees for her children. Her desire is to open up a nursery school in the future and diversify into that business.

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    Average annual income
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Ruth to buy 8 sacks of maize.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 5, 2010
Dec 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2011