Total loan: $1,325

Fred's Group

Kimilili, Bungoma County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to purchase hybrid seeds and fertilizer to improve harvests of maize.

Fred's Group's story

Fred is 71 years old and, as the group leader of his group, he is representing 14 farmers in Kimilili District.

He is looking forward to be working with One Acre Fund for the first time this year, as this means he will get the best quality fertilizer and hybrid seeds.

Fred has been a farmer for more than 20 years and is often described as a very resourceful person. He decided to represent his group because he likes being a leader.

With the profits, he earns from this coming season, Fred would like to send his children to school.

Between the 14 farmers in Fred’s Group, a total of 12.75 acres will be planted using the inputs from this loan.