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About Honey Care Africa

Honey Care Africa (HCA) is a for-profit social enterprise that trains smallholder farmers to become commercial honey producers and provides ongoing support for hive owners. Founded in Kenya in 2000, it is a member of the World Fair Trade Organization and aims to increase the income of rural farmers throughout East Africa.

Kiva lenders’ funds will help HCA make loans in the form of a certain number of beehives per family to jumpstart income. This new approach will simplify the process of hive purchase and honey production and will enable HCA to reach many more farmers. Farmers will repay the organization the same way they would for a typical loan.

This Kiva loan will be used to provide borrowers with needed goods or services, as opposed to cash or financial credit.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 986
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $40,835,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD
Refunded
A loan of $300 helped this borrower to buy beehives for honey production.
Repayment Term
2 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Disbursed:
Aug 5, 2013
Listed
Jun 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Refunded:
Sep 12, 2013