A loan of $425 helped to purchase poultry.

Sigei's story

Sigei, who lives in the Litein area of Kenya, is the father of six children and has been a farmer for 11 years. His primary income sources are milk, eggs, and tea. The high cost of farming is his biggest challenge. School fees are his highest monthly expense.

Sigei chose Juhudi Kilimo for this loan because of the good training it offers. He will use the loan to purchase poultry.

As part of Juhudi's loan appraisal process, each borrower's assets are evaluated. Sigei owns a cow and poultry. Juhudi Kilimo also tries to measure any change in living standards based on this loan. This borrower has in the household mosquito nets but does not have electricity, solar power, running water, a sewing machine, a TV, nor a DVD.

Note: To create this loan profile, Juhudi Kilimo used a mobile device to gather information in the field and send the data to a central online repository, thus reducing paper use, making the process more efficient, and keeping costs down.

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