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Lucy is 37 years old and a single mother of two children, ages 20 and 14. She runs a beauty salon and has been in business for 13 years. Right now her monthly income from the business is 7,000 Kenyan shillings (KES).

She is borrowing a loan of 20,000 KES which she intends to use to purchase a dryer for salon work. She plans to repay the loan with the anticipated profit from the business and to open another business.

This her first loan and her hopes and dreams are to see her business grow to another level.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 565
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,828,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 90.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Lucy to buy a dryer for her salon.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 16, 2011
Nov 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012