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Mohamed is a 36-year-old tailor in Kilifi, Kenya. He is a married man whose spouse is also a tailor, and together they support their three children. He has been in this business for the last nine years and has done great.

This marks his fifth borrowing to finance his business. He will use the requested money to buy sewing thread, clothing material and an overlock machine for his shop.

The anticipated profit will pay help Mohamed pay school fees for his children. He hopes to succeed in all his future projects.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 821
    View loans »
    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,872,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Mohamed to purchase more sewing thread, clothing material and an overlock machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 10, 2013
Apr 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014