A loan helped to start an agro vet business.


James's story

Kiva lenders, meet James. He is a 39-year-old very hardworking man, ambitious and ever-smiling. James has been practicing farming for the past 10 years. Through hard work, he has been able to support his children and siblings. He always provides a plate of food for them. He offers free services to farmers who are still upcoming and free extension services to farmers in nearby villages.

James is seeking funds to open an agro vet shop in his village. This need arose because so many farmers have nowhere to buy animal medicine and food. James, being an enterprising person, wants to take advantage of the ready market that is there and make more profits. James is also a farmer and will benefit from the shop because he will not be going far to look for food and medicine, hence cutting down transportation costs.

Through Juhudi Kilimo and Kiva lenders, James is confident that this loan will help aspiring farmers like him turn their dreams into reality and that, through the training he will get, he will be able to successfully run his agro vet shop.

As James discloses, his determination to succeed in farming springs from the confidence that he has through his many years of farming. James plans to manage his agro vet business in a professional and profitable way. Through this, he will assure his parents and siblings of a secure future and his parents will have improved living conditions.


This loan is special because:

It finances smallholder farmers to purchase dairy cows, chickens and farming equipment.



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