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John is a 59-year-old mixed farmer. John is married to Sarah, a farmer, and they are blessed with one child. John has been farming for the past twenty-five years with a monthly income of 20,000 KES, which he uses for his family’s upkeep.

John is applying for his third loan term with KADET after repaying the previous loans successfully. He will use the loan to start his own hotel (in Africa, the word "hotel" often refers to a cafe or restaurant) to increase on his daily income. With the expected profit from the business, he will expand his hotel and improve the living standards of his family.

His hopes and dreams are to have a good life and improve his farming standards.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 841
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $47,022,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped John to start his own hotel.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 20, 2013
Sep 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014