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Total loan: $1,075
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Hellen

Kenya
Kitale, Kenya / Farming

A loan of $1,075 helped to purchase a power saw and poultry birds.


Hellen's story

Hellen is a farmer in Kitale, Western Kenya. She is aged 27 and has been involved in mixed farming for 5 years, producing vegetables, eggs and timber for the local market. She is married and has 4 children, all in schooling.

Hellen has made a third loan request, with Juhudi Kilimo, for a loan of 100,000 KES. With the loan, she will purchase a power saw for her lumbering business and poultry birds to boost her poultry farming business. She says she will also use the income to buy dairy a cow for her dairy farming business too. She adds that previous loans have uplifted her living standards and she believes the third loan will make it much better.

She notes that the high cost of feed is a challenge in farming.



Loan details

Loan length:

26 months
Disbursed date: August 16, 2011

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Loan details

Loan length:

26 months
Disbursed date: August 16, 2011