A loan of $350 helped to buy and insure a dairy cow.

James's story

James is 34 years old and married with 4 children aged between 10 and 4 years. He has been in active farming for 3 years, with his produce of maize, eggs and beans being sold to the local market. He lives with his family in Kitale, Western Kenya.

James has requested a loan of 31,200 KES from Kiva partner Juhudi Kilimo to buy and insure a dairy cow. He says the dairy cow will improve his farming income, and he intends to buy a motorcycle with the farming income for a venture into a transport business. He adds there will be more milk, too, for family consumption

James says animal diseases are a challenge to farmers in the area.

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