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Julius is 38 years old, married to Pamella M., and they have three school going children. Julius is a cobbler within Naivasha town, which he has done for the last seven years. He repairs shoes for clients and also makes new ones to sell, mostly on order.

He was introduced to KADET by his friend and this will be his second loan. He repaid his first loan well and on time and with this current loan he plans to buy leather for making more shoes which he will display and sell later for a profit to his clients.

His future dream is to move to a permanent shop and stop working from the roadside.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 791
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,847,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 76.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Julius to buy leather for making new shoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 5, 2010
Feb 10, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2011