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INVESTMENT NEWS 23 would be self-employed. So he joined up with other youth to form a group so that they could uplift their standards of living. They went into tea seedling growing. However his dream was to start dairy farming, a dream he formed when he saw a successful, zero grazing farm of a neighbor. With the first loan of 7000/-which he got from the group, Solomon bought a cow that was bringing him only 2 litres of milk which was hardly enough. He wanted to buy a cow of a better breed. And the only problem was that it took six months for his turn for a loan from the group which would amount to only seven thousand – hardly enough for his farming business. “Fortunately we heard about Imarisha Sacco and its friendly loans. We decided to become members as a group.”

“I was so excited that I named the cow Imarisha just to remind myself from where I got the money that changed my world!”. He now has a modern dairy farm with five cows . Solomon’s plan is to upgrade his cows to 15 to 20 litres a

day each. And he knows he is on the way to doing so. “With Imarisha loans, I believe mine is an achievable dream. His philosophy is to have a dream, be patient and have passion. “You can wait when you have passion.”

KENNEDY TOO

Family that Has Grown with Imarisha Kennedy Too who describes himself as a mixed farmer in Kepkelion, Kericho County credits Imarisha Sacco for almost everything he possesses today.

He discovered Imarisha when he was a young teacher. He used his first loan of Shs6000/to buy cows which at the time cost some Shs 600/ each.

Solomon applied for a loan from the sacco and a loan of Shs20,000 was quickly processed for him. With the money Solomon bought a young heifer of a better breed which gives him 12 liters a day Kennedy Too shows some of his chickens

Investment News July - August 2016  

Investment News Kenya, Investment News, Kericho investment opportunities guide, agribusiness opportunities in Kericho

Investment News July - August 2016  

Investment News Kenya, Investment News, Kericho investment opportunities guide, agribusiness opportunities in Kericho

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