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John is 53 years old, from Olkalou. He is married to Martha, who produces additional income for the family. They have five children, ages 16, 14, 10, 8 and 5. He is in the business of quarrying, which has been in operation for the past three years, and his monthly income at present is KES 12,000. He has applied for his third loan from Kadet Ltd, of KES 20,000, and his plan is to use it to hire more laborers to work in his quarry. John intends to use the anticipated profits to expand his quarrying business, and his hope and dream is to buy a plot of land and build rental houses in the future.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 613
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,775,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped John to hire more laborers to work in his quarry.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 13, 2013
Sep 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014