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Jemimah
Lenders! Meet Jemimah, 41 years of age, very ambitious, very hardworking and the mother of four beautiful children that she really adores. Jemimah hails from the Nyamira area of Kenya, a banana growing region. She is very charming and you can always feel a happy feeling when she is around her family. She has been doing farming for the past five years and she always says, “My parents taught me to work hard from a very young age and now I am independent." She practices mixed farming; that is crop farming and dairy farming and has been able to earn a decent income and be able to support her family. Jemimah has got a large piece of land and wants to start poultry farming on her land also. The Nyamira area is a highly populated area and has a great demand for poultry eggs and poultry products and because of the above valid reason she is seeking a loan to start poultry farming. Through the loan Jemimah will be able to sell her products to the nearby market and also to her neighbors and she will be assured of improved living conditions. Profits from the business will be used to repay the loan and also through the loan Jemimah's dream of developing her business enterprise will be achieved. She will be able to give her family what they need without any limitations.

Jemimah is very visionary and she projects that after a short period of time she will be able to expand her business and buy more poultry .

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
  • 830
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,925,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD
Paying Back - Currency Exchange Loss

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $475 helped Jemimah to start poultry farming.
92% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 31, 2014
Listed
Aug 9, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible