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Merceline is a 28-year-old tailor. She is married to Martin. She has been sewing clothes for her customers for the last four years. She earns a monthly income of 8,500 KES which she uses to support her family.

Merceline is applying for her first loan from KADET LTD after she was introduced recently by a KADET staff member. She intends to use the loan to purchase more materials and sewing threads. She will use the anticipated profits to start a fish-selling business. Her hope and dream is to have a well-established business.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 403
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,337,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Merceline to purchase more materials and sewing threads.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 20, 2013
Apr 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014