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Sophia is 35 years old, married, and has been blessed with three children. She runs a cereals shop in Oloitoktok town. Her spouse, John, also supports the family, by farming. Mary has been in the cereals business for three years, and her current monthly income is Kenya shillings 21,000.

This is her second loan with KADET. She intends to use the loan to buy more stock of cereals to sell. These include maize, beans, groundnuts and rice for the shop. She will use the anticipated income to improve her business, by adding more varieties of cereal for sale.

In future Sophia hopes to buy her own plot of land, and to be able to meet her family's basic needs.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 710
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Sophia to buy more stock of cereals to sell at her shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 25, 2013
Aug 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014