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Margaret
Margaret is a married woman who has three children. She describes herself as determined. She operates a farm where she grows tea and cabbage. She has been involved in this business for three years. Her business is located in an area ideal for farming. She describes her biggest business challenge to be inadequate capital. She will use the KES 20,000 loan to buy fertilizer and other farm inputs. Her business goal is to have a stable business within five years. This is her first loan with SMEP DTM.

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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.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 777
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,346,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $250 helped Margaret tp buy fertilizer and other farm inputs.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 14, 2014
Listed
Apr 22, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2015