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Sylvia is 48 years old and a mixed crop farmer. She is married to Robert, a business man. They are blessed with four school-going children. She has been in the farming business for the past 15 years and earns a monthly income of 15,000 KES, which she uses to support her family.

Sylvia is applying for her first loan after being introduced by an existing KADET customer. Sylvia will use the loan to buy farm inputs like fertilizer and organic manure for planting bananas.

With the anticipated profit from the business she will educate her children. Her hopes and dreams are to improve her dairy farming business.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 790
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,847,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Sylvia to buy farm inputs like fertilizer and organic manure.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 2, 2012
Oct 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013