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Solomon is a resident of Mariakani, Kenya. He is married and has six children. He sells spare parts, mainly bicycle parts and accessories; a business he has run for the last fourteen years.
He is applying for a loan of 80,000 Kenya shillings to add stock of retail items to his store. He aspires to open a hard ware/work shop in future. The rent received from this venture will help him pay school fees for his children besides the dream of building a retail house.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 407
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,341,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Solomon to add stock of retail items e.g bicycle spare parts to his store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 22, 2012
Mar 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013