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A loan of $175 helped to buy beehives to produce honey.

Margaret's story

Margaret lives in Kakamega county, in Western Kenya. The county is famous for the Kakamega Forest, the only tropical rain forest in Kenya. It is a very good location for beekeeping due to the old growth trees in the forest and the concentration of farms in the area, which provide bees with a variety of forage.

Margaret has four children and is currently growing maize and bananas on her land. She likes keeping bees because it is easy and another source of income. She also enjoys working with Honey Care because "they don't just sell you the beehive, they deliver them to your farm."

In the future, Margaret hopes to live a better life. This is her first loan and she plans to use the income generated from her beehives to buy a dairy cow.

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