Total loan: $750

Martha's Group

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Chwele, Bungoma County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy cost efficient maize seeds and fertilizer for the coming harvesting season, as well as a solar light.

Martha's Group's story

Martha is a 23-year-old proud mother of 3 children. She is a group leader, often described as a very hardworking individual, and is representing her group of 14 farmers in Chwele District. Since joining One Acre Fund in 2015, Martha has noticed that she has been able to consistently feed her family.

Martha described her harvest as excellent 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 buy a cow.

With this loan, Martha’s Group will be able to plant a total of 5.25 acres of land and purchase a total of 8 solar lights.