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Total loan: $975


litein, Kericho County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped a borrower with good credit standing to buy farm inputs to improve her tea crop productivity, leading to increased profits to support her children.

Janeth's story

Janeth is a 32-year-old proud mom of 4, two of whom attend school. She is an ever-smiling, hardworking and honest mother. She hails from the Litein area of Kenya.

It takes a sufficient amount of courage, drive, and passion for a woman to take on a farming business. Amidst women of her age, she has been identified as a very hardworking farmer. She engages in mixed farming, including dairy and tea crop farming. Janeth is a mother who loves attending to her daily duties and making a living for her family.

The quality of Janeth’s crops has dwindled due to the use of poor farm inputs. This has brought about low demand for her crops and has negatively impacted her sales.

Access to modern-quality farm inputs (fertilizers and hybrid seeds) is a pillar of the agricultural revolution. However, in Kenya, a developing country, fertilizers and seed allocation by the government is far below the needs of farmers.

Janeth is humbly on her knees seeking a helping hand to purchase farming inputs such as fertilizers to boost the quality of her tea crop produce, which will open new markets for her crops. She is also assured of a bumper harvest. Increased quality and quantity will lead to increased profits.

This will elevate her standard of living, as well as that of her beautiful children.