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Ian Maina
Ian, 56, is a hardworking man. He is supporting one child and they live in a place called Kabuku, in Limuru town, which is on the outskirts of Nairobi city. He sells charcoal and firewood which is used mainly for fuel by the locals of this area.

He has been running this business for 16 years and he finds it profitable. This is the fourth loan he has received from KADET and he intends to use it to buy more charcoal and firewood for sale so he can expand his business. He also plans to build a better shed from where he will sell the charcoal.

If the loan improves his business, he hopes to supply the neighbouring schools and colleges with firewood and provide a good education for his child.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 807
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,362,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 81.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $625 helped Ian Maina to buy 50 bags of charcoal and to construct a shed or a stall for his business.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 20, 2010
Listed
Feb 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 18, 2012