I’ve been a member of the Kiva community since 2020, Kiva is a non profit that provides a platform for people who have no access to traditional finance or banking services.

I have provided loans on a regular basis to women-owned businesses with a positive environment and community impact in parts of the world where equality is scarce.

  • October, 2022

    My loan to Lydiah in Kenya will support her to purchase inputs to improve productivity on her farm, boost her income and help her pay school fees for her children.

  • September, 2022

    My loan to Hellen provides funding that will enable her to purchase a Sistema Biobolsa biodigester that will treat manure from her cows and transform it into renewable energy (biogas) and nutrient-rich organic fertiliser for domestic and productivity use. 

  • August, 2022

    My loan to Rehema provides funds to her and her family of 7 to purchase energy saving cook stroves that reduce pollution and lowers her monthly outgoings. 

  • July, 2022

    My loan to Elizabeth will support her in purchasing quality seeds and fertiliser to improve her farm output and productivity. 

  • June, 2022

    My loan to Susana supports her in purchasing a dairy cow to improve her milk vending business to meet high demand in her area and improve her profits.

  • June, 2022

    My loan to Matha supports her in continuing to grow and develop her onion farm. Matha currently only earns 14,000 KES (£98) per month and with the help of Kiva lenders, the funds will boost her crop and profits that will underpin her expansion and provide her 3 children with an education.

  • May, 2022

    My loan finances Margaret to purchase dairy cows, chickens, cereals, farm inputs and equipment.

  • March, 2022

    My loan to Emilly helps her purchase farm inputs including high-quality fertilisers to help her improve her crop yields and use the profits to pay tuition fees.

  • March, 2022

    My loan to Elijah helps her purchase seeds and fertiliser.

  • February, 2022

    My loan to Elijah helps her purchase seeds and fertiliser.
  • December, 2021

    My loan to Betty helps to purchase farm supplies such as fertilisers and chemicals to increase her crop size.
  • November, 2021

    My loan to Monia will go towards enabling her to purchase a solar kit to better light her home.

  • October, 2021

    My loan to Thokozani is special because it helps her withstand negative economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • September, 2021

    My loan to Lidia helps her to build a greenhouse more resistant to winds to ensure she can grow vegetables regardless of the outdoor elements.

  • August, 2021

    A loan helped to purchase modern farm inputs, such as certified seeds and organic fertilizers, to improve the quality of Mary’s crops.

  • July, 2021

    My loan to Evangeline will help her to purchase a biodigester to turn farm waste into renewable resources.

  • June, 2021

    My loan to Florence contributes to her purchase of inputs that Florence will use to improve the production of her farm and make additional income to support her family.

  • May, 2021

    My contribution helps Yadi purchase fertiliser, compost as well as pay expenses involved in maintaining multiple plots of bananas.

  • April, 2021

    My contribution helps Susan purchase high-quality certified seeds and fertiliser to further improve production, generate additional income and improve her quality of life.

  • March, 2021

    My contribution helps Emily purchase farming inputs to improve production and earn additional income to support her family.

  • January, 2021

    My loan to Emmy supports her in purchasing farm inputs to improve her horticultural business, which has been significantly affected by the pandemic.

  • January, 2021

    My loan will support Mylen to purchase additional fishing materials such as fishing net, bamboo, rope, and other materials to maintain her fishing business.

  • December, 2020

    My loan to Sabougnouma Group helps members to purchase farm stock to sell and the profits will support their children.

  • November, 2020

    My loan to May will support her in purchasing items to sell such as canned items and personal care products.

About Brian

Marketing Consultant

I'm a marketing consultant with a proven track record in boosting sales and increasing brand exposure. Experienced in working across several sectors, I’ve successfully employed offline and online marketing strategies to drive footfall, generate leads, and deliver sales.

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