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Irene'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.


Irene's Group's story

Irene is 63 years old and has five children. She is a group leader and is representing her group formed by nine farmers in Webuye District, Kenya.

Irene has been farming with One Acre Fund for years now, having joined the program for the first time in 2011. This decision was largely as a result of her desire to have access to quality training and acquire new farming methods 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. As part of her loan, Irene also decided to purchase a solar light, which she is very excited about, as it will allow her to have light during the night in order to feel safer.

Obtaining this loan means that Irene's group will be able to receive a total of five solar lights, as well as farming inputs to plant a total of 5.75 acres.