Julius is 36 years old, married and has five children, all of whom are in school. For the last five years, he has been a farmer in the town of Narok, where he grows wheat and maize, which he sells through middlemen. He is applying for his third loan, for 80,000 Kenya shillings, to use for his next crop of maize. The extra income he earns as a result of this loan will help him pay school fees for his children and improve his family's living conditions. His major challenges have been unpredictable weather and pests and diseases which affect his production. He plans to acquire more acres of land in the near future to expand his farm and grow a larger crop.
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