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Josephat is a 62-year-old married man and has six children aged between 15 and 40 years old. He farms french beans and bananas and plans to use his loan to buy more seedlings and provide transport for his products. His customers are the general public and schools. Josephat lacks capital to transport his products to the market. He plans to use the anticipated profits to open a shop where he can be sell his products and sees himself as a wholesale supplier in five years. This is his first loan with SMEP DTM.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 1067
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $47,240,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Josphat to buy more french bean and banana seedlings and pay for the transport of his harvests.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 26, 2013
Apr 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014