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Tobiko O. is 36 years old. He is a farmer and supports five people in his family. His spouse is Nanyikae and they have children aged between one and 15 years. Nanyikae is a housewife and also helps Tobiko in his farming. Tobiko has been a wheat farmer for the last ten years. This will be his second loan and he is planning to buy chemical and fertilizer. Wheat can be affected by pests that destroy it if not sprayed.

He is planning to use the anticipated profit to rent a bigger piece of land to increase his wheat production. His dream is to become a large-scale farmer and be financially stable enough to support his family.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 855
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,068,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 80.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Tobiko to buy chemicals and fertilizer for his wheat farm.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Oct 22, 2010
Nov 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2011