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Update on Titus

Titus still practices mixed farming, which he has done for the past four years and the business has improved very much. He used his previous loan to buy farm inputs and potato seedlings and he got a very good harvest.

Now he has applied for his second loan from KADET LTD, to enable him pay labor costs and to buy fertilizer and potato seeds for planting. He will plow the anticipated profit back into his business, to grow crops and buy more dairy cows for milk production.

He hopes to improve his standards of living and provide for his family all the basic needs in the near future.

Previous Loan Details

Titus is 60 years old, is from Olkalou, and is married to his wife Lucy. They have five children who are all in school. Titus is a farmer and has been farming for the past three years. He has applied for his first loan from KADET LTD to enable him buy fertilizers and potato seeds and to pay for l... More from Titus's previous loan »

Additional Information

About VisionFund Kenya

VisionFund Kenya is dedicated to economically empowering its clients by providing financial services to improve living conditions of micro-entrepreneurs and their children across Kenya. VisionFund Kenya is the microfinance subsidiary of World Vision Kenya. Obtain more information on VisionFund Kenya from its website.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

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This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 406
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,337,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Titus to buy fertilizers, potato seeds and to pay labor.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 24, 2012
Nov 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Titus. It was first posted on Kiva on May, 2012. Learn More