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Total loan: $400

Doris

Maua, Meru County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy farm inputs such as fertilizers and hybrid seeds and allow a mum to hire laborers to boost the quality of her produce, earn more profits, and improve her life.


Doris's story

Get to know this beautiful woman, Doris, pictured above carrying one of her two children. She carries out her responsibilities well and is able to give her family the best a caring mother would be able to provide.

Farming is her main income source. She takes her work on the farm seriously and ensures that she reaps the best out of every opportunity that comes her way. She practices dairy, poultry, and vegetable farming. Doris has been in this business for more than seven years and has never thought of going back. Through farming, she was able to open a shop in her village.

Filled with determination to better her family's conditions, and undeterred by difficulties she has encountered, she has decided to expand her existing farm. Doris is humbly seeking a 40,000 KES loan, which she will use to pay for farm inputs and hire laborers to grow more crops on the farm.

It takes a lot for a smallholder farmer to risk limited resources to expand a farming business. With your help, Doris will be able to settle the high cost of farm inputs necessary for expansion. A significant portion of the profit will be plowed back into the business to fuel growth as she sets a good foundation for her children.