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Mercy, aged 29, is single and the mother of one child. She runs a boutique shop in Kabarnet. This has been her income-generating business for the past three years from which she earns an average monthly income of KES 20,000.

Mercy has borrowed a second loan of KES 25,000 after successfully repaying her previous loan. With this loan, she intends to purchase more clothing and other items to sell in her shop. She anticipates earning more profits which she will use to expand her business by increasing the number of items to meet her clients' demands.

Mercy hopes to improve her living standards and to be financially stable. She also hopes to save money to enable her to pay her child's school fees.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 544
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,761,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Mercy to purchase more clothes and other items to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 12, 2012
Aug 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013