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Ruth is a single mother of two. She sells teddy bears to earn a living. She has been in the business since 2008. She also does farming to supplement her income. Ruth has grown her business since she joined Faulu Kenya because she has been trained in business management skills. She hopes to grow her business in the future. Ruth has requested for 30,000 Kenya shillings to buy teddy bears 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
  • 478
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Ruth to buy teddy bears for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 8, 2012
Jun 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013