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Total loan: $500


Eldoret, Rift Valley, Rift Valley, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy farm inputs, such as certified seeds and rich nutrient fertilizers, to help a hardworking widow support her child.

Gloria's story

Gloria is a widow with a child and a truly happy person despite her ups and downs in life. She works with a lot of determination so she can achieve her dreams. On her farm, she grows crops and raises livestock. She also earns income from a personal business. Gloria didn't have a formal education and is content with farming.

In Kenya, agriculture is one of the most competitive industries, especially due to the high costs of operations necessary to improve farming. Such costs include land acquisition and inputs, which have always skyrocketed. To meet the high costs of inputs, farmers have been forced to borrow from financial institutions which sometimes impose very complicated procedures on loan distribution. Some farmers, especially women, end up in hopelessness, despondency and lack the morale to invest in agriculture.

Gloria requested a loan to buy farm inputs such as certified seeds and high quality fertilizers to improve her yields and generate more income to improve the quality of life for her family. The loan will enable her to improve her production through the use of quality farm inputs. This intervention will help her fill the increasing demand for food in the market and in the process generate more income to repay the loan and elevate family quality of life. Gloria hopes for your unselfish support and is very thankful in advance.