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Simeon is 54 years old, married, and together with his spouse they have been blessed with 5 children. He is a tailor, and runs a tailoring shop in Kangundo town. He has been in this business for 15 years, and it has been profitable.

He will be using the loan to buy more materials for sewing. These include textile material, buttons, and sewing threads of different varieties. He will use the anticipated profits from his business to buy more tailoring materials.

This is his 5th loan term, and he paid all his previous loans successfully. His hope for the future is to improve his business and the living standard of his family.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 833
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $46,969,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Simeon to buy textile materials, buttons, and threads for sewing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 3, 2013
Nov 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014