Total loan: $200


Kerugoya, Kirinyaga County, Kenya / Agriculture

Margaret's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped to buy farming inputs to improve her production and make more profits to support her only child.

Margaret's story

Margaret (pictured inside her house) is 43 years old and has one child. She lives in Kerugoya, a town where the main economic activities include agricultural processing, particularly in horticulture and tea. Margaret has been farming for the past eight years enabling her to support her family.

She is seeking this loan to buy farming inputs which she will use to improve her production and earn more profit to support her family. Margaret has thanked her lenders in advance for their positive response to her loan request. The Covid-19 pandemic has posed a significant threat to the economy of Kenya, causing a lot of uncertainties and disrupting food supply chains. Juhudi Kilimo in is partnership with Kiva, and are in the forefront combating this pandemic through supporting smallholder farmers and micro-entrepreneurs at this difficult period.