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Elizabeth is 44 years old, married and the mother of three children. For the last ten years, she has earned a living by selling farm produce in Mpeketoni, Lamu. She earns a monthly profit of 10,900 Kenyan shillings (KES).

Elizabeth was introduced to KADET Ltd. by a credit officer and is applying for her third loan of 20,000 KES to buy seeds, some fertilizer and other farm inputs needed for her business. She will use the profits made possible by this loan to pay school fees for her children as well as expand her farming activities.

Her goal for the future is to venture into mixed farming with a view to increasing her income so as to help improve her family's standard of living.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 1045
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,108,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Elizabeth to purchase farm inputs for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 26, 2013
Jun 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014