Kiva Loan Number 18

Mercy Wanjiru from Kenya is repaying a Kiva loan

Location: Kariobangi – Nairobi, Kenya

Repayment Term: 15 months (more info)

Activity: Clothing Sales   Repayment Schedule: Monthly

Loan Use: To build a house.

Mercy is a 32-year-old married mother of one. She operates a boutique business in Dandora estate in Nairobi where she sells ladies’, men’s and children’s clothing. She says that her business is well-stocked and at a strategic place. Mercy has requested a loan of KES 80,000 to build a house in Ruiru. She hopes to open an exhibition in Nairobi and start importing clothes. She describes herself as God-fearing, sociable, courteous and a woman of integrity.

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Country: Kenya Avg Annual Income: $1,445 Currency: Kenya Shillings (KES) Exchange Rate: 75.4000 KES = 1 USD



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