A loan of $25,175 helps to provide clean drinking water access & employment.


Japheth's story

Japheth is an experienced entrepreneur and has vast experience in business. He has been a businessman for the last 10 years and ventured in different fields. This loan will enable smooth setting up of the Franchise and reach out to many local families and corporates. Japheth is interested in setting up a Jibu water Franchise in Kitengela. He was inspired by the need to provide affordable and safe drinking water in his neighborhood. This loan will fund all the necessary costs in establishing the franchise & ensuring its running, including storefront build-out, staff training, support overhead, and sourcing including shipping and installation of his Jibu water filtration unit.

Jibu is a social enterprise pioneering a powerful new model that capitalizes and equips entrepreneurs in emerging market communities to own businesses that ensure access to basic human necessities, with water as an anchor product. Driven by a belief in the power of eye-to-eye partnership to unleash latent entrepreneurial talent, Jibu is transforming the challenge of addressing basic human needs into an expansive opportunity that allows thousands of entrepreneurs to build lasting solutions, one neighborhood at a time. The company’s vision is to train, finance, and grow a network of co-invested business owners like Japheth, who will revolutionize the way critical resources are leveraged to develop essential infrastructure in emerging markets.


This loan is special because:

It helps entrepreneurs start their own clean water business.

Michelle, Kiva staff

Michelle
Kiva staff



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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.