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Total loan: $375

Mary

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Kitale, Trans-Nzoia County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy farm inputs such as certified seeds and nutrient-rich fertilizers to improve her horticulture production for a better life.


Mary's story

Mary is a 59-year-old mother of four children who is the true definition of a hard worker and an ever-smiling, happy mother. She is a mixed farmer from Kitale, a town whose surroundings have vast agricultural potential with numerous small farms and also vast agricultural enterprises.

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 partnership with Kiva, is in the front line in combating this pandemic through supporting smallholder farmers and micro-entrepreneurs in this difficult period.

Mary is seeking a loan to buy farm inputs such as certified seeds and nutrient-rich fertilizers to improve her horticultural farming. Your loan will enable her to improve her production through the use of quality farm inputs. Support her at this time when the Covid-19 pandemic has affected food systems, food security, and agricultural livelihoods.