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Jacob is 43 years old and lives in Kakamega County, which is located in the western part of Kenya. He is married to Elizabeth and they are blessed with two children whose ages are 12 and 15 years old, respectively.

Jacob owns a posho mill and is a small-scale farmer. He has been doing these businesses for the last five years with a monthly income of KES 40,000. He repaid his previous loan successfully and is now taking his fourth loan with KADET LTD to purchase farm equipment and to purchase dry maize for milling.

He will use the anticipated profit to purchase another posho mill to generate more income. His dream is to become a successful farmer and provide a stable future for his dependants.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 755
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,816,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Jacob to purchase farm equipment and dry maize for milling.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 19, 2013
Feb 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014