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Margaret does farming in Olkalau town, where she plants and sells cash crops such as potatoes, maize and beans. She is 48 years old and married to Obadia, who is also a farmer. They have six children.

This will be her second loan amount, and she plans to buy fertilizer and pesticides to use in her farm during this planting season.

She hopes to improve her farming methods and make more income so as to improve the living standards of her family.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 563
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,820,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Margaret to buy fertilizer and pesticides.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 10, 2012
Sep 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013