A loan helped a single mom to buy different types of cereals such as maize and beans to sell in her local market, and through the profits improve her living conditions.


Beatrice's story

Beatrice (a single mom of 4) is just 47 years old and lives in the Vihiga area of Kenya. Her family was going through some tough times economically, and that's the reason she decided to begin farming a few years ago. Right now she is an accomplished farmer. Because of the immense knowledge she has of farming, she commands a lot of respect from other farmers in her village.

Her primary sources of income have been milk and crop farming. Although she has been making profits from farming, she has identified a niche market for selling cereals. The only big challenge she faces is lack of funds.

She is requesting a loan to buy cereals. She intends to buy different varieties of cereals; that is, maize and beans, to sell in the local market. Market for the cereals is never a problem because the demand is always high, and she plans to take advantage of that.

Because of the good relationship she has with her neighbors, she plans to increase her market by using word of mouth to reach more customers and markets. Through this loan, Beatrice's life will take another turn, and she will be able to improve her living conditions.

Kindly support her and lend now.


This loan is special because:

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



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