Robai is a 39-year-old married woman. She has five children. She describes herself to be dedicated. She operates a farm where she grows maize, beans, and other crops. She has been involved in this business for eight years. Her business is located in a productive place and her primary customers are urban dwellers. She describes her biggest business challenge to be lack of enough rainfall. She will use the KES 20,000 loan to buy farm inputs. Her business goal is to expand within five years. She hopes that in the future, she will have a better life. 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.