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Lydia is single and blessed with four children. She describes herself as a hardworking businesslady. She has been running a grocery for the last 11 years to support her family. She also runs a beauty salon to supplement her income. In the next five years, she wants to expand her business. She has requested a loan of 20,000 Kenyan shillings to buy potatoes, vegetables and tomatoes for resale.

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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
  • 943
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $47,090,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 97.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Lydia to buy potatoes, vegetables and tomatoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 3, 2011
Nov 12, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012