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Samuel is a 43-year-old married man who supports a family of four. His spouse runs a retail shop, which helps by producing some additional income. He runs a carpentry shop in the town of Eldama Ravine. He has been in business for four years, and his monthly income from the business is KES 25,000.
He is taking out his second loan of KES 30,000, which he intends to use to purchase wood and other materials to make furniture in his shop.
He plans to use the additional income to expand his shop and to educate his children. His dream is to expand his business to other towns and to give the best possible education to his children.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 813
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,872,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Samuel to purchase wood and other materials required to make furniture in his carpentry shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2013
Jan 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014