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Francis is 50 years old, married, and a father of five children. For the last two years, he has earned a living by selling farm produce such as mangoes in Malindi. He earns a monthly profit of about KES 7,050. Francis was introduced to KADET LTD by our credit officer, and is applying for his third loan of KES 20,000, to buy seeds, some fertilizer and other farm inputs needed for his business. He will use the profits made through this loan to pay school fees for his children as well as expand his farming activities. His goal for the future is to venture into mixed farming with a view of increasing his income so as to improve his family's living standards.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 910
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,075,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Francis to purchase farm inputs needed for his farming business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 24, 2013
Jun 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014