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Thomas, 43-years-old, is a carpenter in Kangundo. He is married and has five children. He make tables, chairs, wall units, shelves, and beds.

This being his third loan, he plans to use the amount to buy more stock of timber and nails for use in his business. This will enable him to meet the demands of his customers and thereby make more profits, which he will use to pay the school fees for his children and also provide for the needs of his family.

He hopes to open another carpentry business and become successful.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 855
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,924,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Thomas to buy timber for and nails for use.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 21, 2013
Jun 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014