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John is 67 years old and married to Jacinta. They are blessed with eight children. John has been a farmer for the past 20 years and earns a monthly income of 3,000 KES, which he uses to support his family. He is applying for his fifth loan from Kiva partner, KADET. He will use the loan to buy seedlings, spraying chemicals and watering pipes. With the anticipated profit from the business, he will boost his farming business. His hope is to educate his children up to university level.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 479
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 91.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped John to buy seedlings, spraying chemicals and watering pipes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 26, 2011
Aug 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2012