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Chrispine has a tailoring business in Kariokor, a very busy estate and market in Nairobi near the city center. This is his primary business, which he has been doing for a while now. His wife, Amoko, operates a salon. Together, they have six children who are in school.

Chrispine was introduced to KADET by an existing member and this is his fourth loan with KADET. He has not borrowed from other financial institutions, apart from KADET. He will use the loan advance to buy more rolls of material (cloth) and he also aspires to open a café. This will cost him about KES40,000. With the balance of the loan he will buy the tailoring material.

His hopes and desires are to diversify his business buy opening the food café so that he can increase his daily income. With this, he will be able to give his family a better life.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 562
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,707,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 77.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Chrispine he wants to buy clothing materials, such as bolts of cloth, and he wants to open a cafe.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 2, 2010
Mar 29, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011