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James is 44 years old, married to Ruth, and a father of six children aged between five and seventeen years old. He works as a farmer cultivating wheat and potatoes. James has been in this business for 20 years, and earns a monthly income of 35,000 Kenyan Shillings (KES).

James has asked for his fifth loan of KES 80,000, which will help him to buy seedlings and fertilizers. He plans to use anticipated profits to plough back to the business for expansion. His dream is to be a successful farmer.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 792
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,847,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped James to purchase seedlings and fertilizers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Feb 8, 2013
Feb 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013