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Teresa is a 45-year-old married lady, and supports a family of twelve members. Her children are aged between five and twenty years of age. She has been running a retail shop in the outskirts of Narok town, Kenya, for the last four years with a monthly income of 10,000 KES.

Teresa learnt about Vision fund from one of her regular store customers. She has been advanced her first loan of 20,000 KES, which will facilitate her in purchasing additional consumables in bulk for her retail shop.

She plans to use the increased proceeds to provide for her family's basic needs. Her dream is to educate her children, thus improving the family's living standards. The client photo was taken with two of her children who were in her shop when the officer was meeting the client.

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About VisionFund Kenya

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.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 405
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,341,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Teresa to buy more inventory of goods like sugar, and both wheat flour and maize flour for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 8, 2014
Jan 24, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014