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George

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Nyamira, Nyamira County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped Construct a cowshed.


George's story

George is a 59-year-old farmer from the Nyamira area of Kenya. He is one of the few farmers who are as committed to their farming business as they are to social development. His family consists of his wife of 40 years, Dorcas, and 2 children. George chairs a group called Banana Farmers Group, whose aim is to unite to fight common challenges affecting farmers, including financial exclusion. George's main income sources are milk, eggs, meat, and wood. He attributes his success so far partially to leveraging his business to secure external loans. He used a loan to acquire an income-generating asset, that he later put to work, and used the income generated to service the loan. Today, he is seeking a 90,000 KES loan for the construction of a cowshed. This investment will surely pay off, since it will not only improve the cattle's living conditions, but also pave the way to introduce zero-grazing. Your loan will play a huge role in transforming the 2 acre farmland, which is home to 3 dairy cows, 4 poultry, 2 goats, and 320 Blue Gum trees. Increased income from the investment will be channelled towards George's family's basic needs, and his child's tertiary education fees.