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Bernard is 28 years old and is married to Joan. He has two children, ages 4 and 2. He buys and sells potatoes, a business he has been doing for the past two years. He earns a monthly income of 100,000 KES. He has requested a loan worth 40,000 KES in order to buy more bags of potatoes.

The anticipated profit will help him expand his business. This is his third loan. He has a dream of building his own business enterprise and raising his family's living standard.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 568
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,708,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Benard to purchase bags of potatoes for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 19, 2012
Feb 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013