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Total loan: $775

Mary's Group

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Matete, Kakamega County, Kenya / Agriculture

Mary'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 planting season, as well as a solar light.

Mary's Group's story

Mary is a 27-year-old proud mother of 2 children. She is a group leader, often described as a very friendly person, and is representing her group of 14 farmers in Matete District. Since joining One Acre Fund in 2013, Mary has noticed that she has learnt a lot from the farming training.

Mary described her harvest as poor due to bad weather conditions last year, but believes she can have a better one this year by continuing to work with One Acre Fund. She is very excited to also be purchasing a solar light, apart from fertilizer and maize, because she will now be able to have light during the night and have somewhere to charge her phone.

With the profits from this season’s harvest, she plans to repair her home.

With this loan, Mary’s Group will be able to plant a total of 7.75 acres of land and purchase a total of 6 solar lights.