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Jacob is a married man, age 26 and blessed with a one year old. He supports a family of three members. He owns a food cafe in Eldama ravine and has been in the business for three years, earning an income of KES 15,000 monthly.

He joined a self-help group and is now servicing his first loan of KES 20,000. With the money, Jacob intends to purchase stocks of cooking fat, sugar, salt, wheat flour. etc. for his business. The anticipated amounts will be used to repay the loan.

His hope is to expand his current business for a better living.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 1072
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $47,238,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Jacob to purchase stocks of cooking fat, sugar, salt, and wheat flour, etc. for his food cafe.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 22, 2013
Sep 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 27, 2014