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Total loan: $500


Kerugoya, Kirinyaga County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to access cost-efficient hybrid seeds and fertilizer for crop cultivation by this woman with a good credit history.

Emilia's story

Hello, Kiva community! Meet Emilia, who lives in a house made from wood and rusty iron sheets. She is a resourceful female farmer from Kerugoya, in the central region of Kenya, where she lives with her family.

Emilia started farming a few years ago with the aim of providing for the basic needs of her family. She has made tremendous strides in the field of agribusiness with her great passion and enthusiasm. Being the sole breadwinner in her household, this woman works hard to ensure that she achieves her goals and objectives. Her major sources of income include selling her farm produce such as milk and different crops.

Although Emilia has been earning some income from her farm, everything has not been easy for this enterprising woman. Her farm’s produce has been reduced due to a lack of fertilizer and good seeds and the presence of pests and diseases. This is why Emilia is seeking a loan to buy farm inputs such as fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides to expand her crop farm. Through this loan, Emilia will be assured of a bumper harvest, which will mean more profits and income. Using this loan, she will be able to expand her enterprise.

Emilia hopes you will consider her request for this loan. It will change her life and the welfare of her family.