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Catherine is 40 years old, married, and has two children.

She does tailoring to earn a living. She has been in the business for four years and has employed two people.

She describes her business environment as favorable because there is limited competition.

Since she joined Faulu Kenya, she has been able to pay school fees for her children and hopes to improve her living standards in the future. She has applied for 40,000 KES to buy a tailoring machine and an iron box.

Additional Information

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
  • 82.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Catherine to buy a tailoring machine and an iron box.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 8, 2012
Mar 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013