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Francis is a retail businessman who deals with household goods and farm equipment. These include boxes, clay cookers, frying pans, poultry feeding troughs, among other items. He is 40 years old and married. He has three children, ages between 5 and 20 years old.

He has been running his retail business for 15 years, and it has been profitable. He plans to use the loan to increase his stock of goods, such as cooking pans, kitchen utensils, as well as water cans. He also plans to use part of the amount to pay school fees for his children.

Francis will use the anticipated profits to pay his house rent and children's school fees. This is his 3rd loan term, and he paid all his previous loans successfully.

Francis' dreams and hopes for the future are to provide the best education for his children and improve the living standards of his family.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 372
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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 $1,425 helped Francis to increase his stock of goods to sell, such as cooking pans, kitchen utensils, and water cans, and pay school fees for his children.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 24, 2013
Oct 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014