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Total loan: $500


Nkubu, Meru County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy farm inputs such as certified seeds and nutrient-rich fertilizers.

Hydah's story

Hydah is a mother of three children living in Nkubu, a land of seemingly never-ending beauty. She is very positive in her approach to farming decisions. She takes all responsibilities on her farm to heart and works toward her goals. She is determined to succeed and give her family a better lifestyle.

Hydah obtains her income through selling milk, maize, and vegetables. She has been in this business for the last 10 years. She also engages in a small business, which is aimed at supplementing her meagre income.

Access to modern, quality farm inputs is the pillar of agricultural revolution. However, in Kenya, a developing country, fertilizers and seed allocation by the government is way below the needs of farmers. Since Juhudi Kilimo, which is in partnership with Kiva, ventured in the affairs of smallholder farmers in Kenya, farmers can attest that there has been a significant improvement of input availability than that which was previously available.

Hydah is seeking a loan to buy farm inputs such as certified seeds and nutrient-rich fertilizers. Your loan will enable her to improve her production through the use of quality farm inputs. Through this intervention, she will be able to improve the quality of her farm products and attract more buyers, leading to more profits.