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Total loan: $550
Matete, Kakamega County, Kenya / Agriculture
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Joyce's Group's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!
A loan helped to buy cost efficient maize seeds and fertilizer for the coming harvesting season.
Joyce's Group's story
Joyce is 51 years old and has 5 children. She has been a farmer for more than 20 years and is always said to be a very friendly person. Even though Joyce is the only one featured in the above picture, she is actually representing her group formed by 8 farmers in Matete District, Kenya. Joyce started working alongside One Acre Fund a few years ago, in 2011, and decided to do so because she wanted to earn enough to send her children to school. Since then, she has seen her life improve; especially in the sense that she has been able to consistently feed her family ever since. This year she decided to represent her group because she wanted to spread the story of oaf farmers. Joyce’s Group will receive farming inputs to plant a total of 4.5 acres of land. Additionally, some of the farmers in the group will be purchasing a solar light so, with this loan, the group will also receive a total of 3 solar lights.