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Kitheka is 51 years old and married to Joyce, who works to provide additional income for the family. They have three children, ages 25, 21, and 16.

He sell tires, a business which has been involved in for two years. His monthly income is 20,000 KES. He is borrowing his first loan of 50,000 KES, which he intends to use to purchase more tires for resale.

His hopes and dreams are to become a wholesaler and to educate his children.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 710
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Kitheka to purchase more tires.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 20, 2011
Jan 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 16, 2013