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Total loan: $200


Vihiga, Vihiga, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy farm inputs such as certified seeds and high-nutrient fertilizers to improve production and make profits, allowing a dynamic woman to support her children.

Metrine's story

Metrine is an intelligent mother of five school going children living in Vihiga, a town surrounded by prime agricultural lands which favor large-scale grain farming, dairy and horticultural farming. She is a dynamic woman who has supported her family through mixed farming for the last ten years. Her childhood was very challenging and because of this, she promised herself that she would work hard to get out of poverty. She strives to ensure that she is able to meet the basic needs of her household.

In the modern world, agriculture has become exceedingly dynamic, and the kind of inputs that are being used in the sector today have been upgraded. On this note, farmers need to use improved farming inputs for effective production.

Metrine is seeking a loan of 20,000 Kenyan Shillings (KES), which she will use to pay for farm inputs and to hire labourers to grow more crops on her farm. With your help, Metrine will be able to pay the high cost of farm inputs necessary for expansion. A significant portion of the profits will be invested back into the business to fuel growth, as she wants to set a good example and foundation for her children. Metrine really hopes for your help and contribution, and she thanks you in advance.