Edgar has requested a loan of 30,000 KES through Juhudi Kilimo to expand his poultry farm. The extra income from the sale of eggs will help him improve his livelihood and pay school fees for his siblings. He plans to expand his poultry farming and acquire a posho mill (a mill that grinds wheat or maize into flour) in the next five years.
Important InformationTo 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.
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