A loan helped a member to buy fertilizer and seeds so as to increase her production; hence increase her income to pay school fees for her children.


Mwamko Mpya Community Group's story

The lady raising her hand in the photo is Caroline. She is 30 years old, married, and blessed with three children. She is a member of Mwamko Mpya Community Group, which joined Hand in Hand Eastern Africa in the year 2013 and has benefited from enterprise development and financial management training.

She does maize, potato, and dairy farming. She is borrowing a Kiva loan to purchase fertilizer and seeds. She hopes this will increase her production; hence increase her income. She will therefore use the anticipated income to pay school fees for her children.

She is grateful for Kiva and their lenders for the support and promises to repay promptly.

In this group: Caroline, Jackline


This loan is special because:

It provides startup loans to risky businesses and underserved people.



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