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Jennifer is a Kiva borrower who operates a grocery store where she sells vegetables and fruits. She describes herself as patient. She will use the loan of 6,900 Kenyan shillings to purchase a solar lamp that will light her house, which benefits her four family members and three members of her community. They do not have access to electricity, hence the need for solar energy. This lamp will enable them reduce fuel costs and phone charging costs because they will be able to charge their phones at home.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 1047
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $47,192,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $100 helped Jennifer to purchase a solar lamp for lighting her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 7, 2013
Aug 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014