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Jeshinda is a 57-year-old married woman. She has 6 children. She describes herself to be experienced. She operates a farm where she keeps dairy cows which produce milk for sale. She also grows crops. She has been involved in this business for 30 years. Her business is located in a good area and her primary customers are local residents. She describes her biggest business challenge to be limited land for expansion. She will use the Kes 20,000 loan to buy a dairy cow . Her business goal is to be a major supplier of milk within 5 years. She hopes that in the future, she will succeed. This is her first loan with SMEP DTM.

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This loan is part of SMEP's effort to empower small to medium-scale farmers in Kenya, where agriculture employs more than 75% of the work force. SMEP loans support a range of agricultural needs, including livestock, egg production, and farm inputs such as fertilizer, seeds, animal feeds, vaccination and farm equipment. Loan terms are structured around the maturity of the crop and/or the payback period of the inputs purchased. By supporting this loan you are helping farmers increase their production capacity, employ others and contribute to food security in the country.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 559
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,708,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Jeshinda buy a dairy cow.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 13, 2014
Mar 24, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2015