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Dorcas is married and blessed with three children who are in school. For the last ten years, she has been running a beauty salon business to bring up her family. She also does farming to increase her income. Dorcas has employed two people to assist her to manage her business. She has been able to retain her business because of a good reputation with her customers. In the next 5 years, she plans to establish a wholesale business. Dorcas has requested for a loan of 80,000 Kenyan shillings to buy hair braids and hair chemicals.

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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
  • 468
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 90.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Dorcas buy hair braids and hair chemicals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 11, 2011
Dec 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014