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Patrick
Patrick is a resident and farmer in Kisii area of South Rift, Kenya. He has been in farming for six years, employing one farmhand and producing tomatoes, maize, trees and potatoes. He is married with three children and works as an electrician for additional income.

Patrick has made a loan request of 90,000 KES from Juhudi Kilimo to plough his horticultural land and buy horticultural seeds.This is Patrick's fourth loan with Juhudi Kilimo. He adds that the productivity of his farm will go up and help his family with their daily meals. He wants to buy a vehicle in future to venture into transport.

Patrick complains of poor market prices for his produce.

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
  • 618
    View loans »
    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $40,262,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 91.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Patrick to plough his horticultural farm and purchase seeds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
19 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 31, 2011
Listed
Jul 3, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 15, 2012