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Total loan: $775


Matuu, Machakos County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy farm inputs such as seeds and fertilizers to help a repeat borrower, who repays her loans on time, improve her harvest production.

Elizabeth's story

Elizabeth, a borrower with a good credit history, is the mother of three children living in Matuu, a town where the main economic activities include agricultural processing. Her family's main income source is milk from their dairy farm. However, they are also involved in other agricultural activities such as growing different crops.

The biggest problem that farmers from her village face is the huge deficit in access to agricultural inputs, meaning that farmers' yields and incomes are far below what they could be.

Juhudi Kilimo partnered with Kiva to provide financial services to smallholders around Kenya. Through these financial services, farmers from her village like Elizabeth can now buy productive assets and important agricultural inputs for use on their farms.

Elizabeth is seeking a loan to buy additional farm inputs such as seeds. This loan will enable Elizabeth to improve her production through the use of quality seeds. This intervention will help her meet the increasing demand for food in the market, and in the process generate more income to repay the loan and improve her family's quality of life. Elizabeth also hopes to improve the condition of her house.

Please help this mother accomplish all her dreams with just a loan!