A loan helped to purchase modern farm inputs such as certified seeds and organic fertilizers in order to improve the quality of her output.

Sarah's story

Sarah, a single lady and 61 years old, was brought up in one of the poorest villages in Bomet, Kenya, but her story of success rings differently in everyone’s mind. She has worked hard to change her family’s fortunes. It is through farming that Sarah is able to provide decent meals in her home. She loves attending to various farming activities such as spraying, irrigation, harvesting, and rearing her livestock.

Sarah has been farming for the last 20 years. Though she has gathered much experience in this business, she is not comfortable with the little she earns, having invested so much of her time and effort.

Sarah has requested a loan from Juhudi Kilimo after realizing that they are in partnership with Kiva and that they are willing to help her realize her dreams. She will use the loan to buy farm inputs such as quality seeds and fertilizers to help improve her crop production and, through increased profits, she will assure herself of a secure future.

For a woman like Sarah, accessing funds in Kenya, especially around the Bomet area where she lives, is very challenging. Sarah feels relieved knowing there are institutions that help enterprising women like herself.

This loan is special because:

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

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