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Elizabeth operates a tailoring and embroidery shop in Nyahururu and has been in the business for the past 2 years. She is 29 years old and married with three children aged ten, eight and three years old.

This will be her first loan in the amount of 20,000 KES and she plans to use it to buy more stock of materials such as cotton and linen. This will enable her to make more tablecloths and table mats as well as dresses and therefore meet the demands of her clients.

In the future, Elizabeth hopes to grow her business and open a big tailoring business and supply materials and other tailoring items to other traders, hence make more income and improve the living standards of her family.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 408
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,341,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Elizabeth to buy more materials like cotton and linen to sew tablecloths, table mats and dresses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 30, 2012
May 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012