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Peter, 47 years of age, is a carpenter in Nairobi town where he makes wooden furniture such as chairs, tables and beds. He is married and has five children. He has been in this business for 14 years.

He plans to use the loan to expand his business by buying more wood to make furniture. He also plans to buy nails and sandpaper among other materials. This will enable him to meet his clients' demands as well as generate more income with which he plans to buy more carpentry materials as well as improve the living standards of his family.

Having paid back his previous loans successfully, this will be his 3rd loan term with KADET Ltd. He hopes to be successful in his business and be able to provide for the needs of his family.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 790
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,847,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Peter to buy wood to make furniture.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 21, 2013
Sep 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014