Total loan: $700


Nandi Hills, Nandi County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy farm inputs (fertilizers) to boost her crop yield and improve her crop sales so that she can have enough money to improve her life.

Mary's story

Mary has broad experience in farming.

Mary, who is 37-year-old mom of 5, lives in a humble home in the town of Nandi hills, along with her family. She has been working in agriculture for the past few years now. She makes her income through selling from her farm, which includes milk and crops. She enjoys plowing her farm and watering her plants.

Mary understands that farming activities include growing, irrigating, spraying, caring for, and harvesting crops to earn income from her crops. She is a woman who has passion for her work and therefore an inspiration to her village mates and her customers.

In the modern world, agriculture has become exceedingly dynamic. Therefore, the kind of inputs that are being used in the sector today is required to be upgraded. On this note, there is need to use improved farming inputs for effective production. These include high-quality seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides.

As an informed farmer, Mary has borrowed from Juhudi Kilimo, via Kiva lenders, in order to buy fertilizers to improve her crop farm yields. With this loan, Mary expects to increase her crop production, which will translate into a high and good-quality yield. Her living standards will be changed completely.

The loan you will give this woman will have a lasting impact in her heart.