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Total loan: $725


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Bungoma, Bungoma, Kenya / Agriculture

Alice's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped to buy fertilizers for planting more coffee.

Alice's story

Alice is a 38-year-old mother of four children who are in school. She was born and raised in a very remote section of Bungoma, Kenya. Being from a poor family, Alice was unable to attend college because her parents could afford the cost of her education. As an adult, she started dairy and crop farming on a small plot of land that she acquired. On her farm, she plants different crops, such as coffee.

The results of her determination are the smiling faces of her children when they wake up early every day to go to school. Through experience, Alice has emerged as one of the most respected farmers in her village. Although she makes a profit from coffee farming, Alice is not comfortable and has always wanted to increase her income by buying fertilizers so that she can plant more coffee and sell the crops after harvesting. Alice’s area has a high demand for coffee crops. This means that she can increase her profits and satisfy the demand for coffee products.

Alice feels relieved because Juhudi Kilimo is partnering with the wonderful Kiva lenders to help hardworking and honest women farmers like her turn their farming dreams into reality through training and loan financing.