Linner describes her biggest business challenge to be unpredictable weather. She will use the Kes 40,000 loan to buy seeds, fertilizer and other farm inputs. Her business goal is to do large-scale farming within five years. This is her second loan with SMEP DTM. Her previous loan was repaid successfully. She will use the anticipated profits to hire more land for farming.
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This loan is part of SMEP's effort to empower small to medium-scale farmers in Kenya, where agriculture employs more than 75% of the work force. SMEP loans support a range of agricultural needs, including livestock, egg production, and farm inputs such as fertilizer, seeds, animal feeds, vaccination and farm equipment. Loan terms are structured around the maturity of the crop and/or the payback period of the inputs purchased. By supporting this loan you are helping farmers increase their production capacity, employ others and contribute to food security in the country.
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