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Philys is 47 years old and married to William. Together they have a three-year-old child. She has been a farmer for the last nine years. She plans to use this loan amount to buy fertilizer and potato seedlings for planting on her farm during this planting season.

She also plans to use part of this loan amount for labour purposes. In the future, Philys hopes to invest more in her farming and to be able to buy a large parcel of land and build rental houses.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
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    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Philys to buy fertilizer and potato seedlings.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 6, 2012
Mar 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013