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 $592,214,975
Amount of raised Inactive loans $0 $816,125
Number of raised Inactive loans 0 663
Amount of Paying Back Loans $0 $116,724,125
Number of Paying Back Loans 0 124,134
Amount of Ended Loans $0 $474,674,725
Number of Ended Loans 0 602,242
Delinquency Rate 0.00% 4.02%
Amount in Arrears $0 $3,026,567
Outstanding Portfolio $0 $75,221,618
Number of loanDelinquent 0 12,360
Default Rate 0.00% 1.13%
Amount of Ended Loans Defaulted $0 $5,345,663
Amount of Ended Loans $0 $474,674,725
Number of Ended Loans Defaulted 0 16,814
Currency Exchange Loss Rate 0.00% 0.09%
Amount of Currency Exchange Loss $0 $538,403
Refund Rate 0.00% 0.77%
Amount of Refunded Loans $24,450 $4,537,625
Number of Refunded Loans 48 5,064

Loan Characteristics On Kiva

    This Field Partner All Kiva Partners
  Loans to Women Borrowers 58.33% 74.19%
Average Loan Size $509 $418
Average Individual Loan Size $509 $656
Average Group Loan Size $0 $1,828
Average number of borrowers per group 0 8
Average GDP per capita (PPP) in local country $1,800 $3,429
Average Loan Size / GDP per capita (PPP) 28.30% 12.20%
Average Time to Fund a Loan 0.76 days 5.6 days
Average Dollars Raised Per Day Per Loan $673.57 $74.62
  Average Loan Term 9.5 months 10.35 months

Journaling Performance on Kiva

    This Field Partner All Kiva Partners
  Total Journals 0 296,398
  Journaling Rate 0.00% 42.38%
  Average Number of Comments Per Journal 0.00 0.08
  Average Number of Recommendations Per Journal 0.00 1.87

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 33.27% PY
  Profitability (return on assets) N/A 0.5% -1.45%
  Average Loan Size (% of per capita income) N/A 56.00% 40.88%

Country Fast Facts

Field Partner Staff

Benson Malenya
Antony Mayodi
Nelson Ondiek