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Salim Mohamed is a 44-year-old bicycle repairer and spare parts dealer in Kibaoni Kilifi. He is married to Said Mohamed who contributes to their income and together they have three children. He has been in this business for the last twenty years and has done well.

He is now requesting his third loan with which he intends to purchase bicycle spare parts for resale. He will use the anticipated profit to buy a plot of land and build residential houses for rental.

In the future he would like to open up a retail shop for his spouse.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 585
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,852,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 80.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Salim to buy stock of bicycle spare parts for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 21, 2010
Oct 24, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 16, 2011