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Total loan: $500

Miriam

Bungoma, Bungoma, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to hire more labor to assist her on her farm so that she can improve her produce and make more income to support her children.


Miriam's story

Hello, lenders! Meet Miriam, a 31-year-old mother of three children living in Bungoma, a town surrounded by prime agricultural lands which favour large-scale grain farming, dairy and horticultural farming. She farms on a small plot of land. Miriam has dairy cows and a small garden on her farm. Through agriculture, she has made her life meaningful, and she feels she is now deriving maximum pleasure. After learning about Juhudi Kilimo, Miriam has applied for this loan to hire more labor to help her on her farm so that she can improve her produce and make more income to support her children. Unlike most microfinance institutions in Kenya that have imposed very complicated procedures in order to acquire funds - thereby discouraging smallholder farmers - Juhudi Kilimo is working closely with Kiva to make loan acquisition for a smallholder farmer easy and convenient. Through this intervention, movement of funds in the rural communities has increased, thereby alleviating rural poverty. Support a hardworking farmer in achieving her dreams today.