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Githinji K., 41 years old, is married to Ruth Mukonyo. They live in Dandora, just few kilometers from Nairobi City, where most of his customers are low- and middle-income earners. He operates a barber shop and this he has been doing for 17 years with a profit of Kshs 15,000. He also offers a Bible binding service which is an additional source of income.

He has borrowed from other MFI and was introduced to KADET LTD by a friend. Now he is applying for his second loan of Kshs. 40,000 to expand his services by opening another barber shop in a different place. He desires to grow his business and hopes to install a kerosene pump in the near future.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 790
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,847,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 80.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Githinji to expand his services by opening another barber shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 21, 2010
Sep 30, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011