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Charles is a 39-year-old charcoal dealer in Majaoni, Mombasa. He is a married man who supports four children and one wife. He has been in this business for the last four years and has done great.

This marks his fourth borrowing from Kenya Agency for Development of Enterprise and Technology (KADET), to finance his business. He will use the requested loan to purchase more sacks of charcoal for resale and the anticipated profit to service his loan and also a motor-bicycle for transportation business.

He hopes to have a successful life in the future.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 553
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,828,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Charles to purchase more sacks of charcoals for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 18, 2013
Jul 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 5, 2015