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James is a carpenter. He is 51 years old and married to Julia Jebii who is a business lady. They are blessed with four children who are 21, 18, 12 and 8 years old. He does his carpentry work in Kipsigak Trading Centre, Kapsabet and he has been in this business for a period of eight years. He earns a monthly income of KES. 15,000.

He has applied for a loan of 40,000 KES from KADET LTD. This is his second loan. He repaid the previous loan successfully. He hopes to use this money to purchase a grinding machine and timber for the workshop.

The profits will be used to educate his children and look after their welfare. He hopes to have a stable family.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 1022
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,117,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped James to purchase a grinding machine and timber.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 5, 2011
May 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2012