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Ruth is a 28-year-old married woman. She has 2 children. She describes herself to be experienced. She operates a restaurant where she sells cooked food. She has been involved in this business for 3 years. Her business is located in a viable place, and her primary customers are local residents.

She describes her biggest business challenge to be lack of capital. She wants to start another business of grinding maize to produce maize flour to sell. She will use the KES 90,000 loan to purchase a maize grinding mill. Her business goal is to be independent within 5 years. She hopes that in the future, she will be successful.


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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 481
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  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Ruth to purchase a maize grinding mill to produce maize flour to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
19 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 1, 2013
Oct 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2015