A loan of $350 helped to buy pesticides and fertilizer to boost his maize farming.


Nicholas Gikundi's story

Nicholas, aged 37, is a happily married man who is blessed with children. He is a farmer and he likes his business very much. Nicholas grows maize for family consumption and to generate income; he enjoys feeding the community. Maize is the staple food in most communities and Nicholas makes good profit after sales.

Nicholas is requesting a Kiva loan to buy fertilizer and pesticides that will boost his crop yield. He gives casual labor during planting and weeding time. His dream is to become a renowned, prosperous farmer in his community.


This loan is special because:

It finances smallholder farmers to purchase supplies and agricultural equipment.



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