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Total loan: $975


Kitale, Trans-Nzoia County, Kenya / Food

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A loan helped to buy cereal grains such as (beans and maize) to sell in her village market, and as a granny, use the profits to support her family.

Elizabeth's story

Determination is the main driving force that keeps Elizabeth (an 81-year-old granny and a mom of ten) moving forward. She is a determined smallholder farmer, despite the challenges she faces in life, at home, and in her farming business. She acknowledges that challenges are there to make her grow stronger each day.

Elizabeth is very creative and has the ability to come up with unique new responses to situations. She has the insight to recognize and take up useful new approaches to farming.

Elizabeth is seeking this loan to buy cereal grains, which she will sell to her customers and earn extra income to support her family.

Kenya's Kitale area, one of the country's populated regions, has a high demand for cereals. This means that Elizabeth could increase her profits and satisfy the demand that is there.

Accessing funds has been a challenge for Elizabeth, but since she joined Juhudi, in partnership with Kiva, she feels relieved and happy that her life has transformed. Kindly lend to this determined, humble woman.