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Shaelish is 41 years old, married, and supports a family of four dependents. She has been running a retail shop for the past six years, earning a monthly income of 45,000 KES.

She is applying for her first loan, in the amount of 20,000 KES. She plans to employ a person to assist her in the business, because the demand of her customers is very high.

She plans to use her anticipated profits to restock the store. Her dream for the future is to improve her family’s living standard.

Additional Information

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 409
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Shaelish to employ an additional person to staff her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 24, 2012
Oct 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 16, 2013