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Jacob Omeno
Jacob Omeno is 37 years old and married to Everlyne, who is 31 and a salon operator by profession. They have a daughter, 9, and two sons, age 6 and 3 respectively. Jacob makes sandals, brake pads and bicycle rubber fittings from used tires. The sandals are popular in the neighborhood due to their durability. He has been in this business for the last 19 years.

This is Jacob's second loan from KADET, a Kiva partner, and he intends to use it to purchase more stock of used tires.

Jacob aspires to purchase land and develop a commercial building where he can operate his shoe-making business.

About KADET:

The Kenya Agency for the Development of Enterprise and Technology (KADET) is dedicated to economically empowering its clients by providing financial services to improve the living conditions of micro-entrepreneurs and their children across Kenya. KADET is the micro-finance subsidiary of World Vision Kenya. Obtain more information on KADET from the website: www.kadet.co.ke

Additional Information

About VisionFund Kenya

VisionFund Kenya is dedicated to economically empowering its clients by providing financial services to improve living conditions of micro-entrepreneurs and their children across Kenya. VisionFund Kenya is the microfinance subsidiary of World Vision Kenya. Obtain more information on VisionFund Kenya from its website.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 952
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $41,033,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 74.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Jacob Omeno to purchase more used tires for his art-and-craft business and diversify to farming.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 28, 2009
Listed
Nov 26, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 15, 2010