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Kiprotich
Kiprotich B. is 35 and married with four children aged between four and twelve. He is a dairy farmer in Litein town in Rift Valley, Kenya. He has been in the dairy business for fifteen years now and employs one farmhand. He sells his milk to the local market. His major challenges have been a lack of enough animal feed and diseases that affect his cows’ milk production.


Kiprotich has requested a loan of 40,000 KES through Kiva’s partner, Juhudi Kilimo, to purchase a dairy cow. The extra income from the sale of milk will help to pay the school fees for his children. He would like to have a zero grazing unit (stall feeding) within the next five years.

Additional Information

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
  • 1034
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $40,893,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Kiprotich to purchase a dairy cow.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 21, 2011
Listed
Apr 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 16, 2012