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Margaret is 58 years old and has a grocery business in Kangundo town. She is widowed and has three children. She has been in the business for two years and it has been profitable.

This is her first loan and she plans to buy more stock of vegetables such as spinach and cabbages, tomatoes, onions and potatoes. She also plans to buy bananas and mangoes. She will use the generated profits to pay school fees for her children as well as provide for the needs of her family.

In future, Margaret hopes to grow her business by selling more variety of grocery items and making more income. In this way she hopes to be able to provide a good education for her children.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 534
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,761,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Margaret to add more stock of vegetables and fruits.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 20, 2013
Mar 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013