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Joel is a young man of twenty-three, single, and with no children. He lives in Lusweti in Eldoret and does maize farming which he has done for four years now.

He was introduced to KADET by another KADET client, and this will be his first loan in KADET. He plans to use the entire loan on his farm to buy farm inputs like fertilizers, maize seedlings and herbicides.

However, Joel does not only do maize farming but also sells milk to his neighbors who are mostly teachers and other farmers around. His dream and goal in life is to eradicate poverty in his homeland by providing jobs (employment) to people around him.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 382
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,260,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 77.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Joel to buy farm inputs like fertilizer, herbicide, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 5, 2010
Mar 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011