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Patrick is 42 years old. He is married to Margaret and they have three children aged from 3 to 15 years old. Patrick has successfully operated a barber shop in Kakamega for the last eight years. He makes a monthly income of KES 11,800 and it is through this income that he has diversified to other business such as car battery charging and video shows.

Patrick is taking a first loan of KES 20,000, which he will use to buy new shaving machines and shaving shampoos. As part of his business diversification, he will also buy a car battery charger.

Patrick is ambitious since he hopes to one day open a cereal business shop to supplement his monthly income. He hopes to be a successful businessman in Kakamega.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 515
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 99.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Patrick to buy shaving machines and shaving shampoos.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 19, 2011
Oct 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 22, 2012