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Sopia is 37 years old, a very hard-working man, married to Jackline and the father of four children aged 8, 7, 4 and 2. He is a wheat farmer in Mau Narok, and he has been in the business for the last five years, earning a monthly income of KES 20,000. He has received his fourth loan, of KES 20,000, which will enable him meet the cost of plowing his now-extended piece of land. He uses a hired tractor for cultivation and better yields. He will use the proceeds to lease more land for wheat farming. His dream is to buy his own tractor for commercial farming.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 368
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,299,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Sopia pay to rent a tractor for his farm.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 21, 2013
Jul 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014