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Samuel is 33 years old, married and has two children aged 3 and 6. He uses his bicycle to transport sodas over short distances. He has been earning a living from this business for nine years. He also does poultry and livestock farming, thanks to Faulu Kenya's helping him to buy cows and chickens. He has also managed to install water in his house.

He was previously supplying fruit for a living. He has requested 60,000 Kes to get capital to start a charcoal business.

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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
  • 566
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,708,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 81.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Samuel to start charcoal-selling business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 7, 2011
Feb 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012