A loan of $500 helped to buy a pumping machine to irrigate a farm.

Erick's story

Erick is a married man with an eight-month-old son. His wife runs a vegetable stall and she contributes to the family's basic needs. He has been operating his business of cultivating maize and selling it at a profit for the last four years. Erick sells at the market and from home to neighbors and passersby. In addition he has motorcycle for transport, contributing to his other sources of income.

With this 40,000 kenya shilling loan, he wants to expand his farm and buy a pumping machine for irrigation. Erick faces the major challenge of seasonality and transportation in his business. He hopes to buy his own plot of land and build rental houses in future. He decided to work with Yehu so as to access loans and improve his living standard. Erick owns a house, with no electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are food, medication and clothing.

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