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Total loan: $975

Sarah

Kitale, Trans-Nzoia County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy farm inputs to improve her productivity, leading to increased profits to support her family.


Sarah's story

Sarah, a single mom, is the voice of hope for her 9 children. She is the true definition of a hard worker and a happy mother.

She is a farmer in Kitale, an area endowed with natural beauty. Sarah grows different crops and engages in dairy farming. She produces milk for commercial purposes, as opposed to many rural farmers who produce for subsistence. Sarah also grows different crops for food and sales. These commercial activities place her in a better position to engage in other agricultural businesses, which she does.

Sarah dreams that through farming she will be able to pull away from poverty.

Access to modern-quality farm inputs is the pillar of agricultural revolution. However, in Kenya, a developing country, fertilizers and seed allocation by the government is way below the needs of farmers. Since Juhudi Kilimo, which is in partnership with Kiva, ventured in the affairs of smallholder farmers in Kenya, farmers can attest that there has been a significant improvement in input availability.

Sarah is seeking a loan to buy farm inputs such as certified seeds and nutrient-rich fertilizers. Your loan will enable her to improve her production through the use of quality farm inputs.

Support her during this last face of 2019.