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Joshua is a Kiva borrower. He has 12 children. He describes himself to be determined, visionary and honest. He operates a carpentry where he makes furniture to sell. He will use the KES 100,000 loan to purchase more plywood to make furniture, and buy a water storage facility, since his family faces a challenge of lack of enough water storage facilities.

He hopes that in the future, his 12 children will be self-dependent. This is his fourth loan with SMEP DTM. Previous loan of KES 40,000 was repaid successfully


About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 709
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,862,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Joshua to buy more plywood for making furniture, and buy a water storage facility.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 18, 2013
Oct 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2015