Total loan: $3,500

Zawadi's Group

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Palakumi, Kilifi County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to pay for eucalyptus seedlings, fertilizer, training and plantation maintenance support.

Zawadi's Group's story

Zawadi is a 27-year-old mother of three children and a dryland farmer. Her husband is a farmer too and they grow maize, cowpeas and cassava. Their agricultural business faces the challenge of having pests infest the crops, which results in a low harvest. Zawadi is joining the KOMAZA microforestry program because, in her words, "I loved what KOMAZA is doing and I wanted to be part of it." With the profits from her tree farm, Zawadi plans to educate her children, buy goats, and build a house.