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Total loan: $725


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Nandi Hills, Nandi County, Kenya / Agriculture

Lydia's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!

A loan helped to purchase high-quality farm inputs such as hybrid seeds and fertilizers to increase productivity.

Lydia's story

Lydia is a 41-year-old mother who lives in Nandi Hills, a favorable area for farming. In this region, there is a high rate of poverty and unemployment, especially for women. Despite these challenges, Lydia always works hard to ensure that she is able to lift herself out of that situation and give her family a healthy life.

Being the major breadwinner, Lydia ventured into farming to meet the basic needs of her family. Her remote area is suitable for farming, and this explains why most of the farmers in this region have engaged in mixed farming. Lydia sells milk at the local market and uses the profits to provide for her family. Earning an income by selling her products is the part of farming she enjoys most.

Before joining Juhudi Kilimo, Lydia could not access loans from banks because she is a woman and a smallholder farmer. After she joined Juhudi Kilimo, she learned about loan management and agribusiness. Lydia also became familiar with Kiva. She is seeking a loan to purchase high-quality farm inputs to increase her productivity. Lydia awaits your kindness.