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Juliet
Juliet is a farmer residing in the Chuka area of Eastern Kenya. She is married and has 6 children, all of whom are of school-going age. Juliet's income is derived from producing and selling bananas and cereals, but she wants to expand her farming by selling milk from dairy goats. She enjoys the food and income she gets out of the farming. Her biggest challenge is shortage of rainfall.
Juliet chose Juhudi Kilimo for this loan because they help farmers. During the training, Juliet learnt how to develop a lifestyle of saving. This loan will lead to an increase in income and food, and her family's living standards will improve.

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
  • 868
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,991,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $475 helped Juliet to purchase dairy goats.
0% repaid
Repayment Term
32 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 20, 2014
Listed
Mar 25, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible