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Mathew is 47 years old, married and has three children. For the last five years, he has earned a living by selling food such as tea and loaves of bread. He now has two employees, and joined Faulu Kenya to continue growing his business. He is applying for a loan for 50,000 Kenyan Shillings to buy more sugar, tea leaves and milk to sell to his customers.

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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
  • 1070
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $47,238,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Mathew to buy sugar, tea and milk to sell to his customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 20, 2012
Feb 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013