Rafode is a non-profit community development organization formed to provide financial services to the low income people in Kenya. We aim at reaching out to economically poor populations through the provision of savings and credit facilities. Our mission is to enable the poor to get access to credit and save in order to help them adress life cycle risks.

Repayment Performance on Kiva

    This Field Partner All Kiva Partners
  Start Date On Kiva Jan 4, 2007 Oct 12, 2005
Total Loans $0 $586,524,650
Amount of raised Inactive loans $0 $575,375
Number of raised Inactive loans 0 493
Amount of Paying Back Loans $0 $119,938,425
Number of Paying Back Loans 0 126,745
Amount of Ended Loans $0 $466,010,850
Number of Ended Loans 0 592,750
Delinquency Rate 0.00% 3.39%
Amount in Arrears $0 $2,666,127
Outstanding Portfolio $0 $78,651,892
Number of loanDelinquent 0 10,408
Default Rate 0.00% 1.15%
Amount of Ended Loans Defaulted $0 $5,337,667
Amount of Ended Loans $0 $466,010,850
Number of Ended Loans Defaulted 0 16,806
Currency Exchange Loss Rate 0.00% 0.08%
Amount of Currency Exchange Loss $0 $480,684
Refund Rate 0.00% 0.77%
Amount of Refunded Loans $24,450 $4,496,250
Number of Refunded Loans 48 5,040

Loan Characteristics On Kiva

    This Field Partner All Kiva Partners
  Loans to Women Borrowers 58.33% 74.17%
Average Loan Size $509 $418
Average Individual Loan Size $509 $656
Average Group Loan Size $0 $1,827
Average number of borrowers per group 0 8
Average GDP per capita (PPP) in local country $1,800 $3,433
Average Loan Size / GDP per capita (PPP) 28.30% 12.19%
Average Time to Fund a Loan 0.76 days 5.58 days
Average Dollars Raised Per Day Per Loan $673.57 $75.01
  Average Loan Term 9.5 months 10.31 months

Journaling Performance on Kiva

    This Field Partner All Kiva Partners
  Total Journals 0 292,969
  Journaling Rate 0.00% 42.41%
  Average Number of Comments Per Journal 0.00 0.08
  Average Number of Recommendations Per Journal 0.00 1.89

Borrowing Cost Comparison (based on 2009 data)

    This Field Partner Median for MFI's in Country All Kiva Partners
  Average Cost to Borrower N/A 36.00% PY 33.64% PY
  Profitability (return on assets) N/A 0.5% -1.40%
  Average Loan Size (% of per capita income) N/A 56.00% 41.35%

Country Fast Facts

Field Partner Staff

Benson Malenya
Antony Mayodi
Nelson Ondiek