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Philomena has a tailoring business in Kangundo town. She makes dresses, skirts, suits and blouses. She has been in this business for 2 years and it has been profitable.

This being her third loan term, she plans to buy more stock of textile materials for making dresses and suits. Since she has many orders from her customers, she anticipates making more income with which she will use to educate her children by paying their school fees.

She hopes to open more tailoring shops and become successful in her business as well as be able to provide for the needs of her family.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 607
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,786,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Philomena to buy more textile materials for making clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 17, 2013
Jul 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014