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John is 44 years old, married and a father of three children.

For the last 14 years, he has earned a living by selling farm produce in Mpeketoni, Lamu. He earns a monthly profit of KES 10,000.

John was introduced to KADET Ltd. by our credit officer, and he is applying for his third loan of KES 60,000, to buy seeds, some fertilizer and other farm inputs needed for his business. He will use the profits made possible by this loan to pay school fees for his children as well as to 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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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 715
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped John to purchase farming inputs like seeds and fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 3, 2013
Sep 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 20, 2014