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Edgar S. is 31 years old and single. He has been practicing mixed farming for the last seven years in Kitale town, western Kenya. His main products are eggs and vegetables that are all sold locally.

Edgar has requested a loan of 30,000 KES through Juhudi Kilimo to expand his poultry farm. The extra income from the sale of eggs will help him improve his livelihood and pay school fees for his siblings. He plans to expand his poultry farming and acquire a posho mill (a mill that grinds wheat or maize into flour) in the next five years.

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Important Information

To facilitate a partnership between Kiva and Juhudi Kilimo, K-Rep Group (Juhudi Kilimo’s 100% owner) has guaranteed Kiva funds in the event of institutional default. Lenders should be aware that the risk of borrower default remains borne by the lender.

About Juhudi Kilimo:

Juhudi Kilimo is a for-profit social enterprise working with small-holder farmers in Kenya to finance purchases of dairy cows, chickens, agricultural equipment, and other assets that create immediate cash flow. Many of the assets are insured to prevent devastating business losses, and targeted technical assistance is provided to farmers, from agricultural training to basic book keeping and local market research.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 430
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 81.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Edgar for poultry farming.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 10, 2011
Feb 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012