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Joseph, age 24, is a barber. He operates a barber shop and earns additional income by selling kerosene. He is not yet married. He started these businesses a year ago and earns a monthly income of KES. 40,000.

Joseph has requested his first loan in the amount of KES 30,000 in order to purchase more kerosene to offer for sale. He intends to use the anticipated profit to invest back into the business.

He hopes to bring more financial stability to his life.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 729
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,802,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Joseph to purchase kerosene to offer for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 11, 2012
Jul 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 16, 2013