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Derick is 24 years old and sells clothing (dresses, jeans, trousers, pullovers) primarily for youth (school-going children) and other local customers. His shop is in a busy market center and he manages it himself. Prior to starting this business, Derick was in school. Outside of this business, Derick's family grows vegetables and maize.

Derick plans to use the loan of 40,000 KES to purchase additional clothing inventory and supplies for his shop (dresses, jeans, trousers, bags, and boxes for school-aged children). Derick has successfully repaid one previous loan of 20,000 KES.

He hopes one day to purchase a car for personal use and a plot of land so that he can build a home. In 5 years, Derick hopes to be a wholesaler of new clothing in his town. He also hopes to open up many shops in the region and, not only specialize in new clothes, but also open a boutique. He describes himself as hard-working, strict, and generous.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 854
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,028,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 79.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Derick to purchase dresses, trousers, and jeans to sell for school-age children.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 13, 2010
May 8, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2011