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Simon is a married man, age 30 years, and he has one child, age five years.

He operates an MPESA shop (a mobile phone-based money transfer service). He also runs a hotel where he earns an extra income. His customers are the general public. He operates in a busy area and faces the challenge of lack of sufficient funds. He plans to buy phones and accessories with the loan.

Simon plans to use the anticipated profits to support his family and sees himself owning a repair shop in five years time. This is his first loan with SMEP DTM. He is a determined person.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 427
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Simon to buy mobile phones and accessories.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 28, 2013
Apr 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014