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Ernest is 57 years old and married to Tina. They are blessed with six children, ages between 26 and 7 years, whom they both support.

Ernest runs a retail shop in Kapkangani at the outskirts of Kapsabet town. He has been in this business for the past five years. From this business he gets a monthly income of KES 50,000.

He has borrowed KES 55,000 to purchase wheat flour, sugar, rice, and cooking fat for his shop.

He will use the anticipated profits to increase his business stock, make some savings, and make his loan repayment.

His dream is to give the best to his family, i.e., meeting its financial needs; give the best education to his children, and expand his business.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 479
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Ernest to purchase wheat flour, sugar, rice, and cooking fat for his shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 26, 2013
Nov 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014