Total loan: $125


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Nakuru West, Nakuru County, Kenya / Agriculture

Cynthia's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped To buy fertilizer and seeds that will increase yield hence more profit to help meet family basic needs.

Cynthia's story

The lady in the photo is Cynthia. She is 39 years old, married and a mother of three children. She joined Hand in Hand Eastern Africa in the year 2013. She does maize, beans and potato farming as her main business. She has benefited a lot from Hand in Hand Eastern Africa training on enterprise and financial management; this has enabled her to do budgeting, planning and record keeping. Cynthia is borrowing from Kiva to buy farm inputs, i.e., fertilizer and seeds. This will increase her yield hence more profit that will assist her to cater for the basic family needs and manage her business well. She is grateful to Kiva and their lenders and promises to repay promptly.