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Ruth is 39 years old and married to Martin, who contributes to the family income. They have six children. She has been running a business of rental houses for a period of about eight years with an income of about 40,000 KES (Kenyan shillings).

She wants to use the loan to construct more rental rooms. She hopes to buy another piece of land and develop it to add on to her income.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 364
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,212,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Ruth to construct extra rental rooms.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 22, 2012
Dec 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013