Total loan: $900

Millicent's Group

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Webuye, Bungoma, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to purchase a solar light and gain access to cost-efficient hybrid seeds and fertilizer for maize cultivation.

Millicent's Group's story

Millicent is 45 years old and has seven children. She is a group leader and is representing her group formed by 13 farmers in Webuye District, Kenya.

Millicent has been farming with One Acre Fund for years now, having joined the program for the first time in 2012. This decision was largely a result of her desire to get the best quality fertilizer and hybrid seeds and, although she described her last harvest as good, she believes she could have a better one this year by continuing to work alongside One Acre Fund. Millicent also decided to purchase a solar light as part of her loan, which she is very excited about, as it will allow her to reduce the consumption of paraffin fuel and therefore save more money.

Obtaining this loan means that Millicent's Group will be able to receive a total of eight solar lights, as well as farming inputs to plant a total of 6.5 acres.