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Marlin is 43 years old, a male and married. He has six (6) children 13, 11,9,7,5 and 3 years old respectively of whom he supports. He was introduced to KADET Ltd by Kadet officer and he works as bodaboda (motorbike) business. He has been in this business for eight years based at Kijiwetanga. In his business he earns a monthly income of ksh.4200. He is taking his third loan of ksh.20,000 which he intends to use it in repair,servicing,buying spare parts and maintaining his motorbike.His previous loan of ksh.27500 paid back successfully. Marlin will use the anticipated profit to buy another motorbike. His hopes and dreams for his future business and family are to educate his children and have a bright future.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 534
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,761,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Marlin to do repairs, servicing, buying spare parts and maintaining his motorbike.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 15, 2013
Dec 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014