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Total loan: $200


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Sotik, Kericho County, Kenya / Agriculture

Juliana's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped to buy farm inputs such as upgraded fertilizer and seeds.

Juliana's story

Empowering and investing in women ─ especially in rural areas ─ can be the best way to increase productivity and significantly reduce hunger in Kenya. Juliana is among the many Kenyan women involved in food production.

She lives with her family in Sotik and depends primarily on agriculture for survival. Her work is to raise dairy animals and grow different crop varieties.

Agriculture has become exceedingly dynamic, upgrading the kind of inputs used. There is a need to use improved farming inputs for effective production. These include high quality seeds, fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides. Juliana is seeking this loan to buy farm inputs such as fertilizer and seeds to enable her to grow more vegetables, reap maximum profits and increase her business.

Being a woman and accessing funds in Kenya, especially around Sotik, is very challenging, but Juliana feels relieved there are institutions such as Kiva helping enterprising women like her. She is always working to improve her family’s living conditions, but her biggest dreams are to become independent and support her family by herself.