Total loan: $1,400


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Litein, Kericho County, Kenya / Agriculture

Joicy's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped a single mom to buy farming inputs, such as seeds and fertilizer, in order to expand her crop farming.

Joicy's story

Wonderful Kiva lenders, meet Joicy! She was born in 1962 and is a single mom. She loves and cherishes her children more than anything in the world.

Joicy is a farmer who lives in Litein, a land of seemingly never-ending beauty. She keeps dairy cows and grows crops on her farm. Her determination and bravery have always been the voice of hope for many young women who live in her area.

In the modern world, agriculture has become exceedingly dynamic, making the kind of upgraded inputs that are being used in the sector today necessary. On this note, there is need to use improved farming inputs for effective production. Joicy is seeking a loan to buy seeds and fertilizer to expand her crop farm. Because of the favorable weather and road conditions, she will have an easy time transporting her crops to the market.

Loans for smallholder farmers with irregular income and no solid collateral are hard to come by in Kenya. Juhudi Kilimo facilitates loans that empower smallholder farmers like Joicy. She is counting on your help and understanding!