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Total loan: $300


Kitui, Kitui County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy farm inputs such as hybrid seeds and nutrient-rich fertilizers to improve her yields and get a bumper harvest to sell and elevate her family's living standard.

Priscah's story

Priscah (a mom of 5) is a 48-year-old smallholder farmer. She is a wise farmer who neighbors and fellow farmers respect as a mentor. Priscah farms a small plot of land in the green, lush hills near Kitui, in the Eastern region of Kenya. Like many other farmers in the region, she has been planting different crops for as long as she can remember.

Over time, the fertility of Priscah's land has started to dwindle, and whenever she plants crops, the yields go down with each season. Priscah’s farm has also been affected by weeds. In the modern world, agriculture has become exceedingly dynamic; thus, farmers need to use improved inputs and techniques.

Today, Priscah is requesting a loan from Juhudi Kilimo via Kiva lenders to buy farm inputs such as hybrid seeds and nutrient-rich fertilizers to improve her farm's output. Through this loan, Priscah is going to increase her crop production, which will translate into an improved income level.

This loan will change Priscah's living standard, and there is no doubt that, if you invest in her, 2019 will be a great end year for her.