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Peter is 41 years old, married and has four children. He does garbage collection to earn a living. He collects garbage, which he disposes of, and some items such as plastic bags are recycled. He has employed three people in the business. He likes this business because it is a way of keeping the environment clean. He has been engaged in the business for six years.

Peter hopes to expand the business in the future. He needs 80,000 Kenyan shillings (KES) to buy garbage-collection tools such as a wheelbarrow and rake.

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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
  • 383
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,225,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Peter to buy a wheelbarrow and rake.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 15, 2012
Aug 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 2, 2013