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Charles does a tailoring business in Nairobi town. He is 45 years old, married and has five children. He has been in this business for the past 21 years and it has been profitable. He gets a monthly income of 7,000 KES.

This will be his fifth loan term from KADET LTD and he plans to use the loan amount to buy more stock of textile materials for sewing. He also plans to buy more threads, buttons and zips as well as an iron box. He will use the generated income to buy another sewing machine.

He hopes to expand his business and open another tailoring shop and hence, to make more income and be able to provide for the needs of his family.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 732
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,743,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Charles to buy textile materials for use in business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 11, 2013
Jun 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014