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Total loan: $700


Nyamira, Nyamira County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy fish fingerlings and build a fish pond to help her start fish farming.

Florence's story

Greetings from Nyamira, a land of seemingly never-ending beauty! Meet Florence, a true representative of an “iron woman." The living conditions of the remote village in which she lives are not for the cowardly. Still, Florence gallantly takes care of her home and runs her dairy business and farm.

Florence has three children who are the reason behind her hard work and perseverance. She loves her family more than anything, and this clearly explains why she has never abandoned her responsibilities, even in times of great difficulty. Florence has depended entirely on farming, not only for increasing profits, but also for the opportunity it gives her to make her own decisions.

For a diligent woman like Florence, planning is essential for success. Florence is seeking a loan to buy fish fingerlings and build a fish pond to help her start fish farming. Her remote area has a ready market for fish and through this loan she will be able to meet the demand.

Juhudi Kilimo facilitates loans that empower smallholder farmers like Florence because the institution believes that women are good and hard-working farmers, too. Be inspired this 2019 season, and put a smile on the face of this Kenyan woman by kindly granting her a loan!