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Irene is a married woman. She has a child. Irene describes herself as an aggressive woman. She operates a retail store and a farm where she sells items such as sugar, salt and maize. She has been involved in this business for 3 years. Her primary customers are local residents.

Irene describes her biggest business challenge to be stiff competition within the area and lack of crops sprouting sometimes. She will use the KES 20,000 loan to buy more household items for resale. Her business goal is to improve her business within 5 years. She hopes that in the future, she will have restocked her retail store.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 480
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Irene to buy household items for her retail store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 27, 2012
Jul 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013