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Washington
Washington, a resident of Muranga in central Kenya, is married with four adult children. The youngest is still undergoing post secondary education. Washington has raised chickens for over ten years with their eggs being sold in the local market. He gets additional income from his monthly pension.


Washington has requested a loan of 60,000 KES from Juhudi Kilimo to enable him to purchase additional chickens and construct a poultry unit for them. He says the high cost of poultry feed and their treatment are the challenges he experiences.


Washington says he intends to expand his business into breeding and supplying chicks to local farmers. He says the income will help him take his last-born child through college.

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
  • 745
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,304,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 88.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Washington to purchase additional chickens and construct a poultry unit for them.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
24 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 24, 2011
Listed
Jul 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2014