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Ephantus is 69 years old, from Nakuru. He is married to Teresia and they are blessed with five children, aged 20, 14, 12, 10 and six years old.

Ephantus is a farmer and he has been farming for the last 30 years.

To enable him to buy a motorcycle, which will be used by his son to carry passengers for a fee, thereby increasing the family's income, he has applied for his first loan from VisionFund Kenya, in the amount of KES 100,000.

Ephantus' monthly income right now is KES 20,000 and he intends to use the anticipated profits from his expanded business to pay his loan back to VisionFund Kenya and to educate his children.

Ephantus 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
  • 480
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Ephantus to buy a motorcycle for his son to use in transportation of passengers for a fee, so as to increase his family's income.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 13, 2014
Mar 27, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2015