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Charles is 34 years old, married and has two children. He runs a shoe sales business, and has been in this business for eight years. He earns a monthly income of about 25,000 Kenyan shillings (KES).
This will be Charles' first loan with Kiva partner KADET. He plans to use it to purchase more stock of plastic shoes and sandals. He plans to use his profits to purchase a plot of land. He hopes to be a prosperous businessman in the future.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 568
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,820,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Charles to purchase more plastic shoes and sandals for the business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 25, 2012
Jun 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 16, 2013