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Elizabeth, 54, is married with six children and sells firewood to earn a living. She has been in this business for nine years and has employed one person. To earn extra income, she farms.

Since she joined Faulu Kenya, Elizabeth has been able to educate her children and she hopes to expand her business in the future. She has applied for a loan of 20,000 Kenyan Shillings (KES) to buy firewood for resale.

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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
  • 504
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 82.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Elizabeth to buy firewood for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 6, 2012
Apr 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 22, 2012