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Ismael is 32 years old, married to Dolphine and blessed with one child who is seven years old. He is a blacksmith who ventured into the business world seven years ago and earns a monthly income of KES 20,000.

He has requested a second loan of KES 60,000 to purchase more scrap metal for use in his shop. The profit made will aid him to expand this business and save any remaining amount.

His dream is to succeed in his business to be able to sustain his family.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 365
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,286,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Ismael to purchase metal for use in his shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 19, 2012
Nov 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013