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Joseph
Joseph lives in the Kilifi area of Coast Province, Kenya. He is a married father of one child and owns a green grocery stall which he has been operating for four years. In this business, Joseph sells greens, fruits, vegetables, mineral water, flour and other soft drinks, and other items. He began the business through the capital he raised from the casual jobs he once performed.

Joseph learnt about Milango through a friend and joined with the aim of accessing credit to improve his business operations. The challenges he is facing are bad debts and high cost of transport.

Joseph is applying for a loan of 52,250 KES shillings to buy new stocks of potatoes, onions, tomatoes, and other groceries. The extra income from the loan will be added to his savings to expand his business. His plans for the future are to start other businesses and also open stalls in different areas.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 1212
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $40,516,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Joseph to buy new stocks of potatoes, onions, tomatoes, and other groceries.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 19, 2012
Listed
Jan 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 17, 2013