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Charles is 54 years old and married, and his wife supports the family, too. He is a carpenter and has been in business for ten years. Right now his monthly income is KES 10,000. Charles is borrowing a loan of KES 70,000, which he intends to use to purchase timber for selling.

With the anticipated profit, Charles plans to expand his business to a big timber store in order to increase his carpentry stock. This is his third loan, and he successfully repaid his previous loan.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 533
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,761,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Charles to purchase more timber.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 15, 2013
Sep 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014