A loan helped to purchase top dressing fertilizer to boost her harvest and earn more income.


Teresia's story

Teresia is 65 years old. She is married and blessed with nine children. Teresia is a dairy farmer who also plants arrowroot. She joined Hand in Hand Eastern Africa in 2015 to benefit from training on enterprise development and financial management.

Teresia is requesting a Kiva loan to purchase top dressing fertilizer to boost her harvest and hence earn more income. She will use her profit to provide school fees for her school-going children. Teresia is grateful to Kiva lenders for their support. She promises to repay her loan promptly.


This loan is special because:

It provides startup loans to risky businesses and underserved people.



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