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Thomas is a married man. He has 2 children with ages 2 years and 16 years. He describes himself to be courageous, determined, patient, and polite. He is a mechanic and he repairs motor vehicles. He has been involved in this business for 5 years. His business is located in a busy area and his primary customers are local residents. He describes his biggest business challenge to be lack of enough capital.

He will use the KES 80,000 loan to purchase a machine to assist in repairing motor vehicles. His business goal is to start a garage within 5 years. He hopes that in the future he will educate his children to college level. This is his third loan with SMEP DTM. A previous loan of KES 50,000 was repaid successfully.


About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 371
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  • $50,310,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Thomas purchase a machine to assist in repairing motor vehicles.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 29, 2013
Sep 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 19, 2014