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Frida
Frida is a farmer from Kitale town in Western Kenya. She has been farming for the last four years and employs one farmhand. Her farm produces maize, beans, vegetables and milk, which she sells locally. She also earns income from her chemist's which she runs in the same area.

Frida recently completed her fourth loan from Juhudi Kilimo and has requested this loan of 80,000 Kenyan shillings to expand her poultry project and build a dairy unit. She says that this loan will help increase her sources of income and she will be in a position to look after the needs of her family.

Frida is 33 years old and married with four children between the ages of 3 and 13. Three of the children are currently attending school. In the future, she hopes to expand her poultry project and also to acquire a high breed dairy cow to increase her productivity.

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Important Information

To facilitate a partnership between Kiva and Juhudi Kilimo, K-Rep Group (Juhudi Kilimo’s 100% owner) has guaranteed Kiva funds in the event of institutional default. Lenders should be aware that the risk of borrower default remains borne by the lender.

About Juhudi Kilimo:

Juhudi Kilimo is a for-profit social enterprise working with small-holder farmers in Kenya to finance purchases of dairy cows, chickens, agricultural equipment, and other assets that create immediate cash flow. Many of the assets are insured to prevent devastating business losses, and targeted technical assistance is provided to farmers, from agricultural training to basic book keeping and local market research.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 721
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,281,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 79.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $1,025 helped Frida to expand her poultry project and build a dairy unit.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 16, 2010
Listed
Aug 8, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 16, 2011