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Florence has been in farming for eight years in her hometown of Kitale, with her farm producing eggs, maize, beans and tomatoes. She is married with seven children aged between 10 and 21 and all attending school.

Florence has requested a loan of 30,000 KES from Juhudi Kilimo to purchase poultry birds.She says the loan will improve her family's living standards and ensure her children have money for their education. She wants to have 1,000 birds and hopes she will be the main egg supplier in the area.

Poultry diseases are her main challenge.

Additional Information

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
  • 417
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 91.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Florence to purchase poultry birds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 10, 2011
Jun 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 16, 2012