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Fred is a 50-year-old married man. He has three children with ages ranging from 19 to 30 years. He describes himself to be aggressive. He operates a retail store where he sells charcoal. He has been involved in this business for 15 years.

Fred's business is located in a fast-growing area and his primary customers are residents. He describes his biggest business challenge to be insufficient funds to improve the retail store. He will use the KES 20,000 loan to buy more bags of charcoal to sell. Fred's business goal is to be selling charcoal in wholesale within five years.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 430
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  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Fred to buy more bags of charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 20, 2012
Jan 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013