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Update on Abdurahaman

Abdurahaman has been doing well in his business, which has expanded, and he is able to get more income compared to before. His family is doing well, and he is happy that he is able to provide for their needs.

This marks his third loan, which he will use to buy more coconuts for resale, and thus, expand his coconut and palm leaves stock. He will use the anticipated profits to educate his children and repay his loan.

He hopes to live a good life.

Previous Loan Details

Abdurahaman is a 30-year-old businessman who sells coconuts in Kilifi. He is married and a father of six children. He has been doing this business for the last twelve years with great success. This is his second business loan from KADET LTD. He plans to purchase more coconuts to sell to his c... More from Abdurahaman'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

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

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
  • 525
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,761,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Abdurahaman to purchase more coconuts for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 5, 2013
Feb 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Abdurahaman. It was first posted on Kiva on Mar, 2012. Learn More