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Irene is a 32-year-old businesswoman. She is single but supports her parents. She has been selling charcoal for the past four years with a monthly income of KES 10,000, which she uses to take care of her basic needs.

She is applying for her first loan with KADET LTD after being introduced by a credit officer. Irene will use the loan to buy more sacks of charcoal to sell.

With the anticipated profit from the business, she will expand the business. Her hope is to buy a piece of land.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 459
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Irene to buy more sacks of charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 13, 2012
Jan 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013