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Total loan: $1,075


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Bomet, Bomet County, Kenya / Personal Use

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A loan helped to invest in clean energy biogas technology for his farm.

Simon's story

Simon is worried about the bad impact of the daily manure produced by his 8 cows. It is a huge problem for Simon ‘s farm. First of all, it attracts many flies and other harmful insects. Also the harmful pathogens it contains contaminates the floor and pollutes the water. It further pollutes the air emitting greenhouse gases.

He heard about the biodigester concept that functions by “digesting” the manure recycling it in energy (biogas) and eco-friendly fertilizer. This biodigester is a cost-effective opportunity for Simon and his family.

He decided to invest in a Sistema Biobolsa to reduce his carbon footprint and to save the large space normally dedicated to store the manure.

This loan represents 69% of the full price of the biodigester. The remaining part was covered by a cash down payment and a government subsidy.