Total loan: $275


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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 family.

Margaret's story

Margaret (pictured inside her house) is 43 years old and has four school-going children. She lives in Kerugoya, a town where the main economic activities include agricultural processing, particularly in crop farming. She has been farming for the past many years, enabling her to support her family.

She is seeking this loan to buy farming inputs that 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 is a partner with Kiva and is at the forefront of combating this pandemic through supporting smallholder farmers and micro-entrepreneurs at this difficult period.