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Jonathan is a member of the Uwo group in Faulu Kenya, a Kiva partner. He is 39 years old and married. He has been doing welding for 10 years and makes window frames, grills and metallic gates. He also does farming together with his wife to earn extra income.

He previously serviced two loans through the Uwo group. This made his business expand and he has employed two people. He has requested a loan of 75,000 Kenyan shillings (KES) to buy scrap metals for making his products. He hopes to expand his business so as to meet his customers’ demand. He dreams of buying a pick-up for transporting his products to his clients.

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About Faulu Kenya

Faulu Kenya aims to empower Kenyans by providing relevant financial solutions. Faulu is a sustainable and profitable microfinance institution that offers savings and credit services to over 225,000 Kenyans. Faulu recently became the first MFI in Kenya to be licensed as a Deposit-Taking Micro-Finance Company, which will enable Faulu to better serve its clients.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 416
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 81.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Jonathan to buy scrap metals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 15, 2010
Jul 18, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011