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Lona

Kenya
Eldoret, Kenya / Dairy

A loan of $500 helped to buy and insure a dairy cow.


Lona's story

Lona is a mother of three children with the first and second-born being aged 9 and 6 years and the last only three months. She has been in farming for eight years and running the farm with the help of five farmhands on a temporary basis. She does a lumbering business besides farming.

Lona has requested a loan of 41,600 KES from Juhudi Kilimo to buy and insure a dairy cow. She reiterates the dairy loan will boost her farming income and enable her to expand even the lumbering business. Her focus is to buy a truck to help in transporting her farm produce.

She plans to continue working with Juhudi Kilimo to access bigger loans. She however notes the major challenges in farming include counterfeit products of inputs and bad debtors especially with her lumbering business which informs her main focus to make farming her core business.



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: July 19, 2012

Lenders and lending teams



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: July 19, 2012