Total loan: $500


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Nyamira, Nyamira County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped To purchase and insure a dairy cow.

Nehemiah's story

Nehemiah is a farmer from the town of Nyamira in western Kenya. He has been practicing mixed farming for the last 14 years. His mixed farm produces tea, milk and bananas, which are sold to the local market. He also earns income from his business selling cows to the local market. Nehemiah is 36 years old and married with four school-aged children who all attend school. He has requested a loan of 40,000 KES through Juhudi Kilimo to purchase and insure a dairy cow. The extra income from this loan will help improve the living standards of his family. His primary challenges in this business have been hailstorms, which affects his production, price fluctuations and lack of a ready market for his products.