Evans has an expansive land, and has planted enough Napier grass. He has always wanted to buy a good dairy breed of cow, but the challenge he has been facing is a lack of finances. That is why he is seeking funds to make his dream a reality.
Through Juhudi Kilimo and Kiva, he will make his dream a reality because these institutions are all about helping small-scale farmers better their livelihood. He underwent training with Juhudi Kilimo, and has learned that microfinances help the poor access financing and help them in their projects.
He says that through the loan, he will increase his milk production and therefore increase his income levels. Profits from the loan will be used in repaying back the loan and securing the future of his young family.
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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