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Lucy is a 37-year-old widow who has three children. She supports a total of six dependents. She has had a fish selling business for six years and her monthly income is about 27,000 Kenyan shillings (KES). She intends to use this 80,000 KES loan, her second loan from Kiva field partner Kadet Ltd., to purchase more fish to sell. Lucy hopes to be able to earn enough to buy plots of land for her children, and wants to excel at everything in life.

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VisionFund Kenya is dedicated to economically empowering its clients by providing financial services to improve living conditions of micro-entrepreneurs and their children across Kenya. VisionFund Kenya is the microfinance subsidiary of World Vision Kenya. Obtain more information on VisionFund Kenya from its website.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 480
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 93.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Lucy to buy fish.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 14, 2011
Aug 14, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012