A loan helped to access premium seeds and high quality fertilizer for 2 acres of maize, in addition to advice and insurance, optimizing his farm for increased productivity and profits.


Mariko's story

Mariko is a 67-year-old maize farmer in Chemelil/Chemase, Kenya. In addition to farming his core crop, he currently has 7 chickens and 6 cows on his land.

Mariko historically has struggled to access credit for high quality seeds and fertilizer, which compromises the quality of his harvest.

Mariko is excited to have access to high quality inputs, advice, and insurance through an Apollo Agriculture loan, to increase his yields.
With this bundled package, Mariko expects higher profits this season, which he hopes to invest back into his farm in subsequent seasons.


This loan is special because:

It helps maize farmers in Kenya to increase their income and provide for their families.



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