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Jonah is 39 years old, married, and a father of three children. For the last fifteen years, he has earned a living by selling new clothes, dress-making supplies, and household goods in Malindi. He earns a monthly profit of 15,000 KES.

Jonah was introduced to Kenya Agency for Development of Enterprise and Technology (KADET) by a credit officer and he is applying for his fourth loan. This loan of 100,000 KES will help purchase additional stock, such as new blouses, trousers, sheets, and shoes to sell to his clients during this festive season.

He will use the profits made possible by this loan to pay for his children's school fees. Jonah's goal for the future is to own a well-established boutique in the area, so as to help improve his family's living standards.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 788
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,847,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Jonah to purchase additional stock for his business, such as new blouses, trousers, sheets, and shoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 11, 2012
Dec 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014