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Ann is a 26-year-old married woman who has three children. She describes herself to be determined. She operates a farm where she grows cabbages and carrots. 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 labor.

Ann will use the KES 10,000 loan to buy fertilizer and other farm inputs. Her business goal is to expand within 5 years. This is her third 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
  • 707
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,802,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Ann buy fertilizer and other farm inputs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 22, 2014
May 9, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2015