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Elizabeth is 51 years old. She is married to Philip, who is employed and brings additional income to the family. She has operated a posho (corn grinding) mill for the last 21 years, with an income of 30,000 Kenyan shillings (KES) a month.

She has never borrowed from any other MFI, and this is her eighth loan after successfully paying the previous loans well and in good time. She plans to use the entire loan to purchase maize and repair the posho mill.

With the anticipated profits, she plans to support her family and pay school fees for her children. She hopes to be financially stable in the future.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 521
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,763,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 90.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Elizabeth to purchase maize and repair the posho (corn grinding) mill.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 9, 2011
Nov 23, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012