Recently, Betty got educated and trained on rabbit farming. She acquired a few rabbits as a trial. Today, she finds rabbit keeping to be the most enjoyable of all the activities she is involved in. Her challenge was marketing the produce. The market for rabbit meat is just starting to gain traction in Kenya.
Betty is seeking a loan to purchase more rabbits. She ran into a person who introduced her to an organization that guarantees a market for rabbit farmers. The organization trains farmers to adopt rabbit farming and they take care of all the meat processing and marketing.
With your funding, Betty is going to actualize her business plan of taking rabbit farming on her land to a whole new level.
In future, Betty will get to enjoy social status stemming from rabbit farming. She sees a great potential in rabbit farming and she is advocating for other farmers to adopt it.
More information about this loan
Juhudi Kilimo works with small-holder farmers in Kenya to finance purchases of dairy cows, chickens, agricultural equipment, and other assets that create immediate cash flow. Many of the assets are insured to prevent devastating business losses, and targeted technical assistance is provided to farmers. This loan will provide an income generating agricultural activity for small-holder farmers to improve their standard of living.
Important InformationTo facilitate a partnership between Kiva and Juhudi Kilimo, K-Rep Group (Juhudi Kilimo’s 100% owner) has guaranteed Kiva funds in the event of institutional default. Lenders should be aware that the risk of borrower default remains borne by the lender.
About Juhudi Kilimo:
Juhudi Kilimo is a for-profit social enterprise working with small-holder farmers in Kenya to finance purchases of dairy cows, chickens, agricultural equipment, and other assets that create immediate cash flow. Many of the assets are insured to prevent devastating business losses, and targeted technical assistance is provided to farmers, from agricultural training to basic book keeping and local market research.
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