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Total loan: $300


Maua, Meru County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy farm inputs such as seeds and fertilizers and hire labourers to help a mom grow more crops on her horticultural farm and set a good foundation for her children.

Catherine's story

Dear Kiva lenders!

When Catherine chose to go the farming way five years ago, luck followed her. Thanks to her passion and dedication on her farm, she was able to support her two children. She is a small holder farmer living in Maua, one of the most photographed regions in Central Kenya due to its amazing beauty.

On the farm she has dairy cows and a small garden. In order to grow more crops on the farm, Catherine is seeking a loan to pay for farm inputs and to hire labourers. It takes a lot for a smallholder farmer to risk limited resources to expand a farm business.

With your help, Catherine will be able to pay the high cost of farm inputs necessary for expansion. A significant portion of the profits will be plowed back into the business to fuel growth as she sets a good foundation for her two children. Catherine really hopes for your help and contribution. She is thankful in advance and looking forward to your financial support and hoping for your trust.