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Teresia is 44 years old and married with a family of seven. She supports five children who are in school. For the past 13 years, Teresia has run a cereal store as well as a small general merchandise kiosk. She earns an average profit of 20,000 KES and has been able to meet the financial needs of her family.

Teresia is requesting an 80,000 KES loan to purchase stock for her store including beans, green grams, and rice, and to pay to transport these goods. She has repaid three previous loans. With the income from her loan, Teresia intends to expand her business by increasing the number of items she sells. Her dream is to buy a plot of land and build a house for her family and also houses to rent out.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 368
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,299,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 90.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Teresia to purchase cereals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 18, 2011
Nov 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012