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Total loan: $550


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Kitale, Trans-Nzoia County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy farming inputs to improve her production.

Hellen's story

Hellen, age 61, lives in Kitale, an area that supports agricultural production. She is a mixed crop farmer who has been farming for the past few years. Hellen hopes that through farming, she will give her family a solid reputation.

She is seeking a loan to buy farming inputs, which she will use to improve her production and make more income to support her family during the first quarter of 2021. Unlike local moneylenders who charge exorbitant interest on loans, Juhudi Kilimo and Kiva have entered into a partnership that aims at improving the lives of smallholder farmers by providing them loans and encouraging them to save.

Hellen hopes that Kiva lenders will support her with a loan as the world fights to combat COVID-19.