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Phelomena is a business lady who sells bags and clothes. She has been in the business for eight years. She also farms crops for extra income. With the income from her business, she is able to raise her two-year-old child.

She has requested for a loan of 12,900 to buy a solar lamp so as to light her house.

Phelomena says that she has improved her business since she joined Faulu Kenya, because she has learned business and management skills. She hopes to improve her standard of living.

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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
  • 82.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Phelomena to buy a solar lamp so as to light her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 16, 2012
Mar 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 22, 2012