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Ashford

Kenya
Nkubu, Kenya / Farming

A loan of $350 helped to buy irrigation pipes.


Ashford's story

Ashford is a farmer in the Nkubu area of Central Kenya. He is aged thirty-three, married with two children aged ten and six and has been in farming for six solid years. His farm produces coffee, kales and bananas which are sold locally. He also does timber lumbering besides farming.

Ashford has made a loan request with Juhudi Kilimo amounting to KES 30,000 to help him purchase irrigation pipes for his banana plantation. He says that the irrigation system will not only help in banana farming but will expand his entire farming business which has always been limited by insufficient rainfall. He adds that the boost in farming income will take care of his basic family needs.

Ashford notes that sourcing for capital, insufficient rainfall and diseases are the major challenges farmers face in Nkubu.



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: December 6, 2011

Lenders and lending teams



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: December 6, 2011