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Newkiteng raises livestock in Kitengela town and has been in this business for the past three years. She is 37 years old and has six children. Besides livestock farming, she also runs a retail shop. This is her third loan term, and she plans to use the amount she borrows to buy more livestock to raise and sell. These include cows, sheep and goats. She will use the income to buy additional livestock. Newkiteng hopes to grow her business and become successful so as to be able to provide for the needs of her family.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 515
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Newkiteng to buy livestock to raise and sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 8, 2013
Aug 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014