He has requested this loan from Juhudi Kilimo for 31,200 KES to buy and insure a dairy cow. He says that the income from this loan will help him meet the essential needs of his family, which are good health and education. His biggest challenge is the unpredictable weather conditions that affect his produce, and diseases like East Coast Rever that livestock are prone to in the area. In five years' time he would like to acquire more than 10 quality dairy cows.
He requests that "Juhudi Kilimo continue supporting the common man and maybe diversify its products to education loans."
Important InformationTo facilitate a partnership between Kiva and Juhudi Kilimo, K-Rep Group (Juhudi Kilimo’s 100% owner) has guaranteed Kiva funds in the event of institutional default. Lenders should be aware that the risk of borrower default remains borne by the lender.
About Juhudi Kilimo:
Juhudi Kilimo is a for-profit social enterprise working with small-holder farmers in Kenya to finance purchases of dairy cows, chickens, agricultural equipment, and other assets that create immediate cash flow. Many of the assets are insured to prevent devastating business losses, and targeted technical assistance is provided to farmers, from agricultural training to basic book keeping and local market research.
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