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Erastus is 31 years old and married to Mawia. They are blessed with three children, ages 10, 7, and 3. He has been a shopkeeper for the past eleven years. He earns a monthly income of 12,000 KES, which he uses to support his family.

He is applying for his first loan with KADET after being introduced by an existing KADET customer. He will use the loan to add inventory of cooking fat and wheat flour maize meal in his shop.

With the anticipated profit from the business he will educate his children and provide for his family's needs. His hopes and dreams are to purchase some land, build a house, and purchase his own vehicle.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 706
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 91.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Erastus to purchase cooking fat and wheat flour maize meal for his shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 6, 2011
Aug 4, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012