Fighting for a better future? We need your help.

Creating a more equitable world takes a lot of time and energy, but at Kiva we’re in it for the long haul. 100% of money lent on Kiva goes to funding loans. That means we rely on donations from people like you to make this work possible. For a limited time, if you donate $35 or more, a $25 bonus will be added to your account (you’ll get an email once it’s there).
Premal Shah, President & Co-Founder, Kiva
  • $25
  • $35
  • $50
  • Submit
  • Other

A loan of $475 helped to buy stock of sugar, rice and maize meal to sell.

Francis's story

Francis is a 60-year-old businessman. He is married to Josephine, a businesswoman. They are blessed with four children. Francis has been running a retail shop for the past two years, with a monthly income of KES15,000 that he uses to support his family.

Francis is applying for his first loan from KADET LTD after being introduced by a credit officer. Francis will use the loan to buy stock of sugar, rice and maize meal to sell. With the anticipated profit from the business he will expand his shop.

His hopes and dreams are to open a wholesale shop and improve the living standard of his family.

Loan details

Lenders and lending teams

Loan details