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Joel is 39 years old, is married to Mary, who is a farmer. They are blessed with two children, ages 13 and 10 years. Joel has been a shoe maker for the past 20 years, with the monthly income of KES 11,000 which he uses to support his family members.

He was introduced to KADET by an existing KADET customer and as applied for his 1st loan. Joel will use the loan to add stock of shoe making materials to his business. With the anticipated profit from the business, he will open a retail shop.

He hopes to open a wholesale shoe shop in future, which will help educate his children and improve his family's standard of living.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 459
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 88.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Joel to add stock of shoe making materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 30, 2011
Jul 7, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 18, 2012