A loan helped to buy farming inputs to improve production and make more income to support her family.


Mary's story

Mary, a repeat Kiva borrower, is a 40-year-old mother of two children, living in Chuka, a remote area located on a gentle plain preceding the ascent into Kenya's central highlands. She has been a mixed farmer for the past 17 years, which has made her life meaningful.

Mary is seeking this loan to buy farming inputs to improve production and make more income to support her family. The Covid-19 pandemic has threatened Kenya's economy with uncertainties and by disrupting food supply chains. Juhudi Kilimo, in partnership with Kiva, is in the forefront combating this pandemic by supporting smallholder farmers and micro-entrepreneurs. Be inspired to support Mary with a loan today to make her life meaningful.


This loan is special because:

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



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