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Mburu is 73 years old. He is widowed and have four children. For more than twenty years, he has been operating a retail shop. Through Faulu Kenya, he has improved his business and bought a piece of land. He has also seen his children through school. He hopes to fully establish his business and leave it to his family to continue running it in the future. Mburu has requested a loan for 70, 000 Kes to buy sugar, rice, beans, wheat flour, cooking fat and salt.

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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
  • 409
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,341,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 81.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Mburu to buy sugar, rice, beans, wheat flour, cooking fat and salt.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 7, 2011
Feb 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012