A loan of $175 helped to buy beehives to supplement her income from farming.


Nancy's story

Nancy lives with her husband and three children in Kakamega county, western Kenya. Kakamega is an area known for its production of sugar, and Nancy grows sugarcane on her land, along with maize. Her husband helps her with the farming and also works as a carpenter. This is her first loan with Kiva, and she plans to use the income from her beehives to expand her farming activities. In the future, Nancy wants to expand her farming activities and increase the size of her farm.



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