A loan of $325 helps to buy farming inputs which he plans to use to improve his production and make more income for his family.


Cosmas's story

Success is not an overnight sensation and that is why Cosmas works very hard. He is a 66-year-old father of one child and is very clear on what he wants to achieve in his life. Cosmas has farmed for the past five years enabling him be able to turn his life around.

Unlike local money lenders who charge exorbitant interests on loans, Juhudi Kilimo and Kiva have entered into a partnership that aims at improving the lives of smallholder farmers through providing them with loans and encouraging them to save. Through this intervention, movement of funds in the rural communities has increased, thereby alleviating rural poverty.

Cosmas is seeking this loan to buy farming inputs which he plans to use to improve his production and make more income for his family. Thanks to your positive response to his loan request, his life will be changed completely.


This loan is special because:

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

David, Kiva staff

David
Kiva staff



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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.