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Mbuche is a resident of the Mombasa area of Coast province, Kenya. She is married, and has one child.

Mbuche owns a retail shop selling flour, cooking oil, and sugar; this is a business that she has been running for two years. She also owns a motorcycle, which she uses to transport people and goods.

She learned about Milango from other clients, and joined the institution with an aim of accessing credit to improve the operations of her business. Her main challenges are the high cost of stock, and competition.

Mbuche is applying for a loan of 31,450 Kenya shillings to purchase flour, cooking oil, sugar etc. The extra income from the loan will be added to her savings to improve her standard of living.

She aspires to own other centers, and pay for her child’s education with much security.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 549
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,761,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Mbuche to purchase stocks of flour, cooking oil, sugar, etc. to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 21, 2012
Dec 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 7, 2014