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Peter is a 49-year-old married man. He has 4 children ranging from 6 to 15 years old. He describes himself as a decisive man. He operates a carpentry shop where he sells furniture such as tables, chairs, cupboards, beds, wall units, etc. He has been involved in this business for 3 years. His business is located at a local residence and his primary customers are local residents. He describes his biggest business challenge to be a shortage of wood (raw materials) for making furniture. He will use the KES 15,000 loan to buy wood for making furniture to sell. His business goal is to expand his carpentry shop within 5 years. He hopes that, in the future, he can improve his family's standard of living. This is his first loan with SMEP DTM.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 1041
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  • $43,108,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Peter to buy wood for making furniture to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 26, 2012
Nov 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013