A loan helped to purchase farm inputs such as certified seeds and nutrient-rich fertilizers to improve her output and boost her income to support her children.


Chelangat's story

Chelangat (36) is a mother of 3 school-going children who has had to pass through many ups and downs in her quest for success. However, she has always kept her head high because she wants the best for her children. Her home is in Eldama Ravine, a town that was significantly stuck by the 2007–2008 Kenyan crisis when violence occurred in Kenya.

In Kenya, agriculture is one of the most competitive industries, especially due to the high costs of operations necessary to improve farming. Such costs include the cost of land acquisition and inputs which have always skyrocketed. To meet the high costs of inputs, farmers have been forced to borrow from financial institutions which sometimes impose very complicated procedures in loan distribution. Some farmers and especially women end up being disadvantaged.

As an informed farmer, Chelangat has borrowed from Juhudi Kilimo via Kiva lenders in order to purchase farm inputs such as certified seeds and nutrient-rich fertilizers to improve her output and boost her income to educate her children. Her standard of living will be changed completely. The loan you will give this woman will have a lasting impact in her heart.


This loan is special because:

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



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