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Peter is a resident and a farmer in the Kitale area of Western Kenya producing and selling milk, maize and horticultural products. He is married with two children aged eleven and ten years old. He has been in farming for seven years.

Peter has made a first loan request of 60,000 KES from Juhudi Kilimo to help him venture into poultry farming by buying poultry birds. He says the loan will help increase his family's income. He plans to expand his farm by buying more land.

Peter says the major challenges are inadequate rainfall and capital. He is grateful to Juhudi Kilimo for their support to smallholder farmers.

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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
  • 794
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,847,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD
A loan of $725 helped Peter to buy poultry birds.
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 26, 2012
May 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 13, 2012