A loan of $350 helped to expand his farming activities i.e Hire land, buy inputs.


Samwel's story

This is Samwel. He is a farmer and trades in onions, Tomatoes and Peppers in Meru county, Kenya. Samwel started farming on hired land about 3 years ago. So far he has managed to buy a small piece of land where he farms. He also farms on other hired land. Since he sells his produce in Wajir, a distance of more than 600 Kilometers away, he wishes to increase his capacity in order to maximize on his profits. Samwel hopes to raise his sales and be able to buy a pick up vehicle in two years time. A loan from KIVA will grow Samwel's business and enable him do contract farming selling to big processing companies as well as produce for his business..



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