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Julius is 51 years old from Olkalou. He is married to Macherina, who is a farmer, and they have 3 children aged 27, 24 and 21 years old.

He is in the business of quarrying which he has been running for the past 15 years, and he has applied for a fifth loan of Kshs 100,000 from Kadet Ltd which he plans to use for buying a machine for making fibre in the Jua Kali industry (manufacturing sector).

Julius' income at present is about Kshs 30,000 and his hopes and dreams for the future are to buy a shamba (piece of land) and to educate his children.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 712
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Julius to buy a machine for making fibre in the Jua Kali industry.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 15, 2013
Sep 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014