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Christine lives in Changamwe, Kenya. She is married and owns a vehicle spare parts shop; a business she began three years ago. After being introduced to Milango by her friends, Christine is now applying for a loan of Ksh 21,05. She will us her first loan in Milango to purchase spare parts to use in vehicle repairs such as vehicle oil, brake pads, reflectors and tail lamps. Besides this business, Christine also runs a salon.

The business has many customers due to the fact that there many vehicle garages operating in the area but without spare part shops. Christine faces the challenge of lack of capital to purchase stocks of spare parts. She looks forward to opening other centers in future and looks forward to owning a business premise instead of renting one.

She will use the extra income for the family’s needs.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 467
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Christine to buy spare parts such as vehicle oil, brake pads, reflectors and tail lamps.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 13, 2012
Jun 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013