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Ruth is 49 years old, married, and blessed with three children, ages 18, 22, and 24. She keeps poultry, a business she started five years ago, and she earns a monthly income of KES 45,000.

She has requested for a loan of KES 50,000 to purchase more chicks and expand her chicken shelter. The anticipated profit will help her pay school fees for her children.

Her dream is to excel in life through hard work. This is her third loan.

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VisionFund Kenya is dedicated to economically empowering its clients by providing financial services to improve living conditions of micro-entrepreneurs and their children across Kenya. VisionFund Kenya is the microfinance subsidiary of World Vision Kenya. Obtain more information on VisionFund Kenya from its website.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 409
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,341,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Ruth to purchase more chicks and expand her chicken shelter.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 17, 2012
May 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2013