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Total loan: $700


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Chuka, Kiambu, Kenya / Agriculture

Jane's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!

A loan helped to purchase farm inputs such as certified seeds and nutrient-rich fertilizers to improve her output and boost her income so she can educate her children.

Jane's story

Greetings from Chuka, Kenya! The go-getter woman pictured in this photo is Jane. Jane is a woman with a winner's mindset. She hails from a remote village in the Chuka area of Kenya, where farming has been embraced as the primary economic activity.

Jane has never shifted her attention away from farming and has always worked hard to meet her objectives. She grows vegetables and bananas and also practices dairy production. She enjoys generating an income through selling her harvest, which makes her feel accomplished. To her, labor is not a major challenge, but she finds the cost of farming inputs very high.

Before joining Juhudi Kilimo, Jane could not access loans from banks since she is a woman and a smallholder farmer. She joined Juhudi Kilimo and learned about loan management and agribusiness. She also got to learn about Kiva.

Jane is seeking a loan to purchase farm inputs such as certified seeds and nutrient-rich fertilizers. With the loan, she will improve the quality of her output. This will boost her income and enable her to pay school fees for her children. Jane awaits your kindness. She is very thankful in advance for you taking your precious time to read her profile, and hopes for your help and support.