Growing gardens: The story of Lydiah Kathamibi, Meru, Kenya

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This is not just a story about one farmer in Meru, Kenya that grew her business from selling vegetables from baskets to supplying produce to supermarkets. This is a story about women, banking and employment in Africa.

Lydiah began selling vegetables in a basket and later graduated to pushing a wheelbarrow in the streets of Meru town. Today, she is a supplier of groceries to large supermarket chains. She has contracted over 100 farmers supporting livelihoods for many families. She has diversified into property development. See her transformational story.

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