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Total loan: $950


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nyeri, Nyeri County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy fertilizer, pesticides for use on the farm.

Lydia's story

Lydia is a Kiva borrower with 1 child. She describes herself to be focused. She operates a farm where she grows potatoes, tomatoes, cabbages . She has been involved in this business for 34 years. Her business is located in a fertile area and her primary customers are locals. She describes her biggest business challenge to be inadequate working capital.

She will use the Kes 95,000 loan to buy fertilizer, pesticides for use on the farm. This is her second loan with SMEP Microfinance Bank. The previous loan was repaid successfully. She will use the anticipated profits to buy dairy cows.