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Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is part of Juhudi Kilimo’s green loan program. As part of this initiative, Juhudi Kilimo is piloting new solar powered energy systems and improved cookstoves as in-kind loans to their current network of farmers. Both of these products will help borrowers to reduce their current energy costs (charcoal, wood, kerosene), limit their exposure to harmful emissions, and decrease the environmental impact of rural deforestation that occurs with traditional open-fire cooking methods. By funding this loan, you are helping a farmer in Kenya to access cleaner, cheaper, and greener energy for themselves and their families.

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
  • 940
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $41,060,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Defaulted
A loan of $350 helped this borrower to buy irrigation pipes.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 19, 2012
Listed
Jan 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Defaulted:
Aug 6, 2014