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Solomon K. is two years old married to Helima Kandie who is a house wife. He has a daughter named Renee Kemboi who is two years old.

He practices horticulture and he has been in this business for two years and right now his monthly income is Kshs 12,000. He is borrowing a loan of Kshs. 40,000, that he plans to to use the loan as follows: Kshs. 36,000 to buy pipes for irrigation, Kshs 4000 for labour.

He will use the anticipated profit to diversify his business into keeping poultry. This is his third loan, and he paid his previous loan successfully. His dreams and hopes is to expand horticulture and to have dairy farming in the near future.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 675
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,779,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 80.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Solomon to buy pipes for irrigation and labour for poultry keeping.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 8, 2010
Jan 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011