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Melsa is 37 years old, married to Mathew, and blessed with four children aged 20, 16, 10 and 5 years. She sells fish, a business she started 13 years ago, and earns a monthly income of KES 40,000. She has requested a first loan of KES 30,000 to purchase more fish for sale. The profit she earns will be ploughed back into to her business. Her dream is to see this business expand. She also hopes for a brighter future.

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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.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 535
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,761,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Melsa to purchase more fish for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 19, 2013
Jun 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014