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Total loan: $1,000

Hellen

Nyamira, Nyamira County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy farming inputs such as fertilizers and seeds to improve her produce, increase sales and revenue, and use the proceeds to educate her beautiful children.


Hellen's story

Get to know Hellen, who is a humble woman and a mother of three children who are the pillar behind her hard work and desire to achieve. She is an experienced woman who has loved agribusiness since childhood. Through farming, she has been able to support her family.

Hellen lives with her family in Nyamira. She is seeking a loan through Kiva's field partner Juhudi Kilimo to buy farming inputs such as fertilizers and seeds to improve her produce, increase sales and revenue, and use the proceeds to educate her beautiful children.

Unlike most microfinance options in Kenya that have imposed very complicated procedures in fund acquisition, thereby discouraging smallholder farmers, Juhudi Kilimo is working closely with Kiva to make loan acquisition for a smallholder farmer easy and convenient. Through this intervention, movement of funds in the rural communities has increased, helping to alleviate rural poverty. Hellen is always working to improve the living standard of her family and is confident that with your loan, she will be able to achieve this goal.