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Lydia Wanjiru
Lydia is 31 years old and is from Olkalou. She is married to Johann and they are blessed with three children aged 12, 7 years and an eight months old.

She is a farmer, a business she has been running for the last five years. To enable her buy herbicides and pesticides to use on her potato crop, she has applied for her first loan of KES. 20,000 from VisionFund Kenya.

Lydia's monthly income right now is KES. 15,000 and her intention is to use the anticipated profits from her expanded business to educate her children and to pay her loan back to VisionFund Kenya.

She hopes to be a successful farmer in the future.

Additional Information

About VisionFund Kenya

VisionFund Kenya is dedicated to economically empowering its clients by providing financial services to improve living conditions of micro-entrepreneurs and their children across Kenya. VisionFund Kenya is the microfinance subsidiary of World Vision Kenya. Obtain more information on VisionFund Kenya from its website.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 371
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,260,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Lydia Wanjiru to buy herbicides and pesticide to use on her potato crop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 10, 2014
Mar 27, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 20, 2014