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Lilian
Lilian lives in the Nyamira area of South Rift Kenya with her child. She has taken up farming for the past 3 years and her primary source of income is milk, eggs, and a variety of crops, She has also a retail business. She stated that in farming, she loves poultry and dairy farming the most, but her major challenge is diseases affecting livestock.

Lilian chose this KIVA loan because she wants to boost her dairy farm by buying a dairy cow which will produce milk and this will increase her income and thus improve her livelihood.

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
  • 611
    View loans »
    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $39,970,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $375 helped Lilian to purchase a dairy cow.
0% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 6, 2014
Listed
May 22, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible