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Gilbert, 50 years old, is married to Margaret and supports four members of his family. He has three children aged 18, 15 and 11 years. Gilbert is a mechanic and also has a business managed by his wife selling maize. He is applying for a loan of KES.20,000 to buy more bags of maize for resale, and wishes to use the profit from his business to start new projects. This is his first loan.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 792
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,847,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Gilbert to purchase more bags of maize for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 6, 2012
Feb 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013