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Robert
Robert, a husband and father to five children, is a mixed farmer based in Eldoret, Kenya. He has been farming for 6 years now. His primary income sources comes from selling milk, eggs,and different crop varieties: He is very passionate about horticultural farming. However, with horticulture, there is a great challenge of controlling crop diseases.

With your financial aid, Robert seeks to improve his horticultural practices by buying modern tools and chemicals to control the ever emerging crop diseases. He is certain that by putting this loan to use, his income will increase and thus improve his family's 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
  • 956
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $41,678,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,400 helped Robert for improving his horticultural farm.
0% repaid
Repayment Term
41 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 18, 2014
Listed
Apr 22, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible