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Janes is a 45-year-old man from Mamboleo estate in Kisumu city. He is married man to Pamela and supports eight children in his family. He is self-employed in a welding business. He has been doing this work for the past 20 years. He earns a monthly income of KES 50,000.

Janes is applying for his third loan. He will use it to buy raw materials, like welding rods and iron bars in different categories, and to maintain his welding machines in good order. He will plow back the anticipated profit into the business.

He is hoping to expand his business's worth, so as to enable him to provide for his family.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 562
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,708,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Janes to purchase iron bars and welding rods, and to maintain his welding machines in good order.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 25, 2013
Mar 31, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014