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Linner
Linner is a 30-year-old married woman. She has three children with ages ranging from 2 years to 9 years. She describes herself to be focused. She operates a farm where she grows potatoes and maize. She also keeps cows. Her business is located in a fertile area and her primary customers are locals.

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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More information about this loan

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.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 826
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,938,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Linner buy seeds, fertilizer and other farm inputs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 11, 2014
Listed
Mar 17, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 17, 2015