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Kahindi is 25 years old and the father of one child who is currently studying in school. For the last three years, he has earned a living by selling goods and services in Malindi where he earns a monthly profit of 10,000 KES.

Kahindi is applying for his second loan of KES 35,000 to purchase additional stock needed for his general store. He will purchase sugar, rice, flour and other items which he will sell for profit. He will use the profit from the business to pay for school fees for his child, sustain his family and expand the current business.

Kahindi hopes to own his own charcoal depot in the future to improve his family's financial stability.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 545
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,761,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Kahindi to purchase sugar, rice, flour and other items to sell for profit.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 18, 2013
Oct 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 20, 2014