A loan of $250 helped to open a spacious hotel that can accommodate more than ten customers.


Catherine's story

Catherine is 39 years and a single mother to four children aged 13, 12, 9 and 8. She has been running her hotel business for the last six years, earning a profit of 30,000 KES per month. She was introduced to Kiva partner, KADET, by a member of Kadet staff.

This will be Catherine's first loan. She plans to open a spacious hotel that can accommodate more than ten customers thus bringing her more profit. With the anticipated profits she plans to open another hotel. In the future, she hopes to open a five-star hotel.



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