A loan helped a member to pay for improved seed, organic inputs and tractor rental, which will allow this farmers to escape subsistence by farming a larger area with a higher yield.

Sewa's Sisterhood Group's story

Sewa M (first on the left, sitting), the featured borrower of Sewa's Sisterhood, would like to sincerely thank all the Kiva lenders for their first loan.

It enabled them to break free from the local lenders who were charging them nearly 100% interest, and as a result all group members have fully recovered their businesses, have repaid their first loan and are successfully farming again after the devastation of Ebola.

The group is now seeking a second loan to expand further. The profits will be used by the group to create a support fund for young female farmers.

In this group: Sewa, Dusu, Namisu, Damba, Kumba, Fatmata, Tigerdankay, Tadie, Kumba, Aminata, Nyallay, Hawa, Memuna, Mariama, Aminata, Manty, Sunkarie, Manjie, Aminata, Marie

This loan is special because:

It enables farmers to access farm inputs to improve their yield for increased income.

Loan details

Lenders and lending teams

Loan details