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Francis is 39 years old, married, and the father of three children. For the last seven years, he has earned a living by selling farm produce in Mpeketoni, Lamu. Francis earns a monthly income of KES 15,400.

Francis was introduced to KADET LTD by a credit officer, and he is applying for his fourth loan, in the amount of of KES 20,000, to buy seeds, some fertilizer, and seedlings. Francis will use the profits made possible by this loan to pay for his children's school fees as well as to expand his farming activities. His goal for the future is to venture into mixed farming with a view of increasing his income to help improve his family's living standards.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 711
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Francis to buy seeds, some fertilizer, and seedlings.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 21, 2013
Mar 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014