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Benard, a 37-year-old father of four children, has a metal workshop in Kangundo town. He has been in the business for three years and it has been profitable. He makes metal door frames as well as windows.

This is his second loan term, and he plans to use the amount to buy more metal material for use. This will enable him to make more metal doors and window frames to sell. He will use the generated income to pay school fees for his children.

He hopes to grow his business by opening another metal shop in the area and to make more income so as to improve the living standards of his family.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 711
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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 $300 helped Benard to buy more metal material to make door frames and windows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 14, 2013
Mar 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014