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Taporu is 42 years old and married, supporting a family of three members. Taporu has been in this business for the past three years, with a monthly income of KES 15,000.

He managed to get a third loan from KADET LTD of KES 50,000, which he used to purchase fertilizers,pesticides as well as cattle. The anticipated profit will use to expand his wife's (who is called Kadat) business.

His hope is to see his wife Kadat and children living a comfortable life as he becomes more stable financially.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 767
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,695,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Taporu to expand his farming business by buying animals and fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 26, 2013
Aug 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014