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Update on Kimemia

Kimemia is a farmer in Olkalau. He supports his wife and four children, of which two are in school.

He used his previous loan to buy fertilizer, maize and potato seeds. He successfully paid back his previous loan on time.

Kimemia has applied for his fourth loan from Kadet ltd to enable him to buy a dairy cow for zero grazing.

With the anticipated profit, he hopes to pay school fees and expand his farming business.

Previous Loan Details

Kimemia, a farmer in Olkalau town, used his previous loan amount to purchase fertilizer and seedlings for planting. It was profitable and he was able to pay back all of the loan amount in good time. This being his third loan term, he plans to use the amount to buy fertilizer, maize and potato ... More from Kimemia's previous loan »

Additional Information

About VisionFund Kenya

VisionFund Kenya is dedicated to economically empowering its clients by providing financial services to improve living conditions of micro-entrepreneurs and their children across Kenya. VisionFund Kenya is the microfinance subsidiary of World Vision Kenya. Obtain more information on VisionFund Kenya from its website.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

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This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 682
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,780,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Kimemia to buy a cow.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 11, 2013
Jun 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Kimemia. It was first posted on Kiva on Oct, 2012. Learn More