A loan helped to buy seeds and fertilizer to farm maize and beans.


Theresia's story

Theresia is 46 years old, married and blessed with four children. To earn a living she farms maize and beans. She joined Hand in Hand Eastern Africa in 2019 and has benefited from enterprise development and financial management training.

Theresia is receiving a Kiva loan to buy seeds and fertilizer. She hopes this will increase her field’s production, thus increasing her income. She will use the anticipated income to provide food and clothing for her family.

Theresia sends her gratitude to Kiva and its lenders for their financial support and promises to repay her loan promptly.


This loan is special because:

It provides startup loans to risky businesses and underserved people.



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