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Bernard, age 44, sells plastic cups, basins, buckets, and spoons to earn a living. He transports his wares via his motorcycle. He started this business three years ago, before which he earned his income through farming. He is a very hard-working man. He and his wife have two children, and the family also relies on his wife's income.

Since he became a client of Faulu Kenya, Bernard's business has grown substantially. He has been able to better support his family through his improved business.

He is requesting a loan in the amount of 68,799.38 in order to buy basins, jugs, baskets, spoons, plates, and cups to offer for sale.

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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
  • 408
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,341,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Bernard to buy basins, jugs, baskets, spoons, plates, and cups to offer for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 26, 2012
Nov 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 3, 2013