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Benson is a married man, aged 36 years old. He is blessed with two children, aged eight and six years old. His spouse owns a retail shop thus adding income to the family.

Benson owns a timber yard in the Kaptuiya trading centre and has been in operation for a period of 10 years, earning a monthly income of KES 13,000.

Benson is servicing a first loan cycle of KES 20,000 from KADET LTD. He wishes to use the amount to purchase more timber for resale. The anticipated profit will be used to plough back into the business and for his family upkeep. He hopes to prosper in the business and have a happy family.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 712
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 82.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Benson buy timber.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 2, 2012
Feb 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012