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Stephen

Update on Stephen

Stephen is a 38-year-old married man. He has four children. He describes himself as a humble man. He operates a food stall where he sells french fries. He has been involved in this business for nine years. His business is located within a strategic business environment, and his primary customers are local residents. He describes his biggest business challenge as insufficient funds for improving the business.

He will use the Kes 50,000 loan to buy potatoes for making french fries to sell. His business goal is to improve his business within five years. This is his second loan with SMEP DTM after taking a previous loan of Kes 20,000, which he managed to repay.

Previous Loan Details

Stephen is a 38-year-old married man. He has four children with ages ranging from 4 years to 17 years. He describes himself to be honest and God-fearing. He operates a food stall where he sells french fries and snacks. He has been involved in this business for nine years. His business is located ... More from Stephen's previous loan »

Additional Information

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 950
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $41,061,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Stephen to buy potatoes to make french fries to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 9, 2012
Listed
Nov 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 17, 2013
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Stephen. It was first posted on Kiva on Feb, 2012. Learn More