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Gabriel does a motorcycle transport business in Olkalau town and has been in business for four years. He is 30 years old, married to Ruth, and they have two children. Besides the motorcycle business, he also sells timber to various construction sites.

This is his fourth loan; he plans to buy timber for resale to various timber yards as well as carpenters. He anticipates making more profits which he will use to pay school fees for his children.

He hopes to buy a big farm and plant trees for timber processing.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 717
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Gabriel to purchase timber for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 20, 2012
Dec 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013