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Lydia is 36 years old and is married to Sospeter who runs a shop which brings in additional income for the family. They have been blessed with four children aged 12, 15, 17 and 18 years respectively. Lydia sells fish. She has been in business for 12 years and earns a monthly income of kes 30,700.

She is taking her second loan after she successfully repaid her previous loan. She intends to use the current loan amount to purchase more fish for resale. She plans to apply the anticipated profits toward expanding the business.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 466
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Lydia to purchase more fish.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 18, 2012
Dec 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013