Life has not been an easy ride for Stephen. However, he manages to overcome every challenge that tries to knock him down. When the income from his farm was not enough to take good care of his family, he started engaging in other personal businesses to generate more income.
Stephen seeks a loan via Juhudi Kilimo to venture into horticulture. Introducing modern techniques and practices into his farm is Stephen’s perceived path out of poverty.
Through your loan, Stephen and his family will work very hard to take good care of their investment in horticulture, in which they put their hopes for a better life.
Stephen became a member of Ebenezer Self-Help Group after sensitization of group-based security loans. Through the group, Stephen received training on how he could improve his agri-business and financial status.
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 InformationTo 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.
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