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Richard is 27 years old, married, and blessed with two children ages six years and four years, respectively. His spouse - a housewife - and does small scale farming (ie. keeping chickens) to support him in meeting some of their financial needs. Richard runs a transport business and has been in this business for the last four years.

He has borrowed a loan of 85,000 KES. He intends to use the whole amount of this loan to purchase a motorbike to expand his transport business. From this business he gets an average income of 25,000 KES a month. With the anticipated profits, he intends to expand his business and do more maintenance of his motorbikes.

His future plan is to buy a plot for building business premises and open a motorcycle spares shop for his wife.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 791
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,362,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Richard to purchase a motorcycle for his transport business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 25, 2013
Feb 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014