A loan of $1,200 helped to purchase a biodigester.


Simon's story

Simon is married and a father of three children. Two are in primary school and one is in secondary school. He lives in Muranga county in central Kenya. He runs a small retail kiosk and also practices dairy farming, from which he earns money to meet family's needs.

He spends $1 every day on kerosene and firewood -- significant costs to him and his family. He has recently learned about biogas construction from Visionary Empowerment Programme's training program, and he wants to take a loan for a biodigester, which will produce fuel for both cooking and lighting. He believes this technology will help him to save money. Savings from the fuel and kerosene purchases, along with profits from his kiosk and milk sales, will enable him repay the loan.



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