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George is 37 years old and is single. He is a small-scale blacksmith who makes school boxes for sale. He has been in this business for four years and it has been profitable.

He plans to use the loan to buy more materials for making boxes. These materials include iron sheets and paint. He plans to use the anticipated profits to open a different business as well as take care of his family's needs. This is his second loan term and he paid his previous loan successfully.

He hopes to own a chain of businesses and ensure that his family becomes financially independent.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 691
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,920,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped George to buy materials for making boxes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 5, 2013
Oct 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014