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Mwendwa is 24 years old, and he does carpentry to earn a living. He has been in the business for two years and has employed two people. He describes his business environment as competitive because many people do the same business.

Since he joined Faulu Kenya, Mwendwa has been able to save his income and hopes to expand his business in the future. He has applied for 15,000 Kenya Shillings to buy timber and nails.

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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
  • 459
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Mwendwa to buy timber and nails.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 29, 2011
Feb 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 22, 2012