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Rose
Rose is a 35-year-old farmer who lives in Nkubu with her husband and three children, all of school going age. She has a two acre land where she has been farming for 11 years growing cabbages, potatoes and french beans. She also rears cows and poultry. She sells the output of her farm to the local market. Her biggest challenge is insufficient water, crop pests and diseases.

Rose chose Juhudi Kilimo for this loan because they offer their loans at low interest rates. During the training, she learned how to develop a savings culture. This loan will enable Rose to buy a water tank and pipes and thus, be able to produce more and this will improve their living standards.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

Juhudi Kilimo works 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. This loan will provide an income generating agricultural activity for small-holder farmers to improve their standard of living.

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
  • 846
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,925,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $700 helped Rose to purchase a water tank and pipes.
0% repaid
Repayment Term
40 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 6, 2014
Listed
Feb 28, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible