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Lucas is 58 years old, married to Ruth, and they have four children who are in school. He has a carpentry business in Naivasha, which he has been running for five years, and he has applied for his first loan from KADET Ltd, to enable him buy timber for his business. With anticipated profits, he plans to pay school fees and expand his business. He hopes to own the biggest workshop in Naivasha in the near future.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 641
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,777,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Lucas to buy timber for his carpentry business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 5, 2013
Sep 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014