A loan of $575 helped to purchase and insure a dairy cow.


Josephine's story

Josephine is a farmer from Nyamira town in western Kenya. She has been farming for ten years and has employed one farmhand. Her mixed farm produces tea, which she sells through Kenya Tea Development Authority, as well as maize, sorghum and bananas which she sells locally. She mainly depends on the income from her farm to provide for the basic needs of her family.

Josephine is 34 years old. She is married with 5 school-aged children who all attend school.

She has requested this loan of 45,000KES through Juhudi Kilimo to purchase and insure a dairy cow. The extra income from this loan will help in paying school fees for her children and improving the living standards of her family. She faces the challenge of diseases, which affects her crops and animals. In five years time, she plans to increase the number of her dairy cows to four and start a wholesale business.



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