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Total loan: $475

Cynthia

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Bureti, Kericho County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to purchase a biodigester to turn farm waste into renewable resources.


Cynthia's story

Cynthia is an ambitious farmer and a business woman. She lives in Bureti with her family and wants to buy a Sistema Biobolsa in order to save time and money to invest in her business and to pay for her kids' education.

Cynthia spends too much time chopping wood and starting a fire to prepare breakfast. With her Sistema Biobolsa biodigester, she will transform her cows' manure into renewable energy (biogas). Cynthia will be able to cook breakfast in her biogas stove every morning for her kids and get them ready for school on time so she can work to expand her local business.

As she starts putting the animal waste into the biodigester, bacteria will convert it into both biogas for cooking and nutrient-rich fertilizer that Cynthia will apply on her vegetables field. All of this will enable her to increase her yield to eat healthier and improve her life.

This loan represents 62% of the full price of the biodigester; the remaining part was covered by a cash down payment and a government subsidy.