A loan of $725 helped to buy a dairy cow.

Christine's story

Christine is 27 years old and is married with two children ages 8 and 12 years. She has been in farming for 3 years producing milk, beans, wheat, sorghum, bananas, and eggs. This provides the main sources of income to meet the family's daily basic needs. She earns additional income from her employment in a tea factory.

Christine has made a loan request amounting to 60,000 Kenya shillings (KES) from Juhudi Kilimo, a Kiva partner, to help her buy a dairy cow and diversify her farming business. She says the acquisition of a dairy cow will improve her family's income due to a ready market for milk, and enable her pay for the education of her children.

Christine mentions poultry diseases as the major threat to farming business income. She plans to run a farm of five quality dairy cows.

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