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Hellena is a 48-year-old greengrocer in Voi, Kenya. She is a married mother of two children whose husband gives support with additional income and she has been in this business for the last ten years and is doing well.

This marks her fifth time borrowing to finance her business, and she will use the loan to purchase green vegetables and fruits for her grocery shop and the anticipated profit to repay her loan. She hopes to grow her business to selling wholesale in future.

Additional Information

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VisionFund Kenya is dedicated to economically empowering its clients by providing financial services to improve living conditions of micro-entrepreneurs and their children across Kenya. VisionFund Kenya is the microfinance subsidiary of World Vision Kenya. Obtain more information on VisionFund Kenya from its website.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 408
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,341,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Hellena to purchase green vegetables and fruits for her grocery shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 13, 2013
Jun 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014