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John is a single, 23-year-old businessman in Thika. John operates a motorcycle transport business. He also operates a quarry and does mixed crop farming, businesses that supplement his monthly income.

He has operated the motorcycle transport business for the past three years. He earns a monthly income of KES 15,000, which he uses to support himself and his mother.

This marks his second loan term with VisionFund Kenya after repaying his previous loan successfully. With this loan, he will be able to purchase a new motorcycle. The additional income created will allow him to purchase quarrying equipment.

In the future, John would like to get married and have children. His hopes are to buy a public service vehicle and become an established businessman.

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VisionFund Kenya is dedicated to economically empowering its clients by providing financial services to improve living conditions of micro-entrepreneurs and their children across Kenya. VisionFund Kenya is the microfinance subsidiary of World Vision Kenya. Obtain more information on VisionFund Kenya from its website.


About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 732
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,743,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped John to purchase a new motorcycle for his motorcycle transport business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 13, 2014
Jan 16, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 25, 2015