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Cosmas Osogo
Cosmas Osogo M. runs a hotel in a busy market in a rural part of Kenya. He also sells food, snacks and beverages to the people in the market and to passersby. He has had this business for the last 5 years. In the past he has also been a carpenter. Cosmas Osogo also grows and sells vegetables. He is asking to borrow KES 30,000 to renovate his hotel to meet health requirements, otherwise the business may be closed by the local authorities. His major business challenge is the rising cost of supplies and competition from other businesses. Cosmas Osogo is married and his wife helps in the farming. Together they have four children. His dream is to educate his children and ensure they have a bright future. He also expects to have a big hotel in the area in 5 years time. Cosmas Osogo describes himself as polite and hardworking.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 596
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,761,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 75.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Cosmas Osogo to renovate his hotel to meet the health requirements.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 3, 2009
Dec 12, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2010