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Total loan: $375

Joyce

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Meru, Meru, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy farm inputs such as quality seeds and fertilizer to help improve her crop production and, through increased profits, assure her children of a secure future.


Joyce's story

Joyce, a dedicated mother, has been searching for a white-collar job, but the search has been futile. As a result, she decided to start raising crops and farming animals.

Joyce is a very honest, hardworking and dedicated farmer who hails from the Nkubu area of Kenya. Joyce is married and blessed with children. Although she has gathered much experience in agribusiness, she is not comfortable with the little she earns, having invested so much of her time and effort.

Joyce has requested a loan from Juhudi Kilimo after realizing that Juhudi is in partnership with Kiva and that together they are willing to help her realize her dreams. She will use the loan to buy farm inputs such as quality seeds and fertilizer to help improve her crop production and, through increased profits, assure her children of a secure future.

For a woman like Joyce, accessing funds in Kenya, especially around the Nkubu area where she lives, is very challenging. Joyce feels relieved knowing there are institutions that help enterprising women like her. She is always working to improve her family’s living conditions. Her biggest dreams are to become independent and support her family by herself, secure her children’s future, and buy a home.