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Ruth is a 25-year-old single mother of a 6-year-old child. She runs an M-pesa shop (a mobile phone-based money transfer service), a business she ventured into two years ago, and earns a monthly income of KES 25,000.

She has requested a second loan of KES 60,000 to add more float to her M-pesa business. The profit she earns from this business will help her open another branch.

Her dream is to see her business prosper as well as to educate her child.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 408
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,341,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Ruth to add more float to her M-pesa money-transfer business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 26, 2012
Aug 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013