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Total loan: $925


Maua, Meru County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to purchase farm inputs to boost her yield and eventually, through increased profits, help this hardworking mother of one children to support her family.

Margaret's story

Margaret is a mother of one children living in Maua, a remote area located on a gentle plain before the ascent into the central highlands of Kenya. She is a farmer who started from a small start up and rose to the ranks of success, thanks to her passion and determination. She values education and that explains why she has sent her child to school.

Through farming, Margaret has made tremendous progress in the field of agribusiness with her great passion and enthusiasm. Margaret’s main sources of income include milk and vegetables. However, she engages in some personal businesses to enable her to supplement her limited income. In the modern world, agriculture has become exceedingly dynamic, therefore, it is helpful to use upgraded inputs.

On this note, there is the need to use improved farming inputs for effective production. These include high quality seeds and nutrient-rich fertilizers. Margaret has learned that Juhudi Kilimo has intervened in the activities of rural, smallholder farmers and is giving them financial support in the form of loans, enabling them to access income-generating assets as well as farming inputs. Margaret will use this loan to purchase farm inputs such as high quality seeds and nutrient-rich fertilizers, which she will use on her farm to boost her yields. Please lend to this industrious woman so that she can save for her child's education!