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Lucy is 55 years old. She is a mixed-crop farmer and is married to Erastus, who is also a farmer. They are blessed with two children, ages 25 and 23. She has been a farmer for the past 10 years, earning a monthly income of 10,000 Kenyan shillings (KES), which she uses to support her family.

Lucy is applying for her first loan with KADET LTD after being introduced by a KADET staff member. Lucy will use the loan to buy fertilizer and seedlings for her farm.

With the anticipated profit from the business, she will venture into pig keeping. Her hope is to keep pigs for a large amount, which will help increase the living standard of her family.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 738
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,862,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 95.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Lucy to buy fertilizer and seedlings for her farm.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 15, 2011
Sep 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 16, 2012