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Ambrose K. is 32 years old and married to Marian. Ambrose runs a small scale lumber business in Kikambala in Coast Province. He purchases raw lumber, cuts it to size and then sells to the locals for construction. He has been doing this for four years now.

Ambrose joined KADET recently through his neighbor and is now accessing his first loan. He plans to purchase more raw lumber for processing. His main clients are area residents and his prices are quite fair.

He hopes to develop his small scale business into a bigger and more profitable lumber store.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 426
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 75.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Ambrose to purchase raw lumber for processing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 19, 2009
Jan 18, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2010