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Solomon has a mechanical engineering workshop in Kitengela town where he does welding and metal fabrication. He is 47 years old, married and together with his spouse, has four children. He has been in this business for 14 years and it has been profitable.

He will use the loan to buy more workshop supplies such as metal sheets, electrical appliances and accessories. He will use the anticipated profits to open another workshop.

This is his third loan term and he paid his previous loans successfully. He hopes to put up a big permanent workshop.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 713
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Solomon to buy supplies for his workshop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 25, 2013
Nov 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014