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Michael is 30 years old and married to Caroline Auko, who is a businesswoman, and they are blessed with two children who both go to school. Michael is a carpenter and has been in business for the past ten years. His current monthly income is 20,000 KES.

Michael is requesting a loan of 22,000 KES to buy timber of different sizes. He plans to use the profit from his loan to expand his wife’s business and help educate his children. This will be his second loan and he successfully repaid his previous one.

Michael’s dreams and hopes are to purchase a plot of land and build a house.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 724
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,788,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 81.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Michael to purchase timber.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 27, 2011
Mar 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012