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Total loan: $300

Esther

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Kitale, Rift Valley, Kenya / Agriculture

Esther's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped to pay for farm inputs such as seeds and hired labor in order to grow more crops and use the profits from her farm to improve the living conditions of her children.


Esther's story

Esther is the true definition of a hard worker and an ever-smiling, happy mother. She is a farmer in Kitale, growing maize, raising poultry, and engaging in dairy farming. She produces milk and eggs for commercial purposes, as opposed to many rural farmers who produce for subsistence. Esther also grows maize for food and sales. These commercial activities place her in a better position to engage in other agricultural businesses, which she does.

Esther is borrowing this loan to pay for farm inputs such as seeds and hired labor in order to grow more crops and use the profits from her farm to improve the living conditions of her children. This loan is therefore an opportunity that she never got before. Her lack of collateral security was the main drawback limiting her from accessing a loan in commercial banks.

Thanks to Juhudi Kilimo and Kiva, the lives of Esther and her family will be changed through this loan.