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Total loan: $600

Stephene's Group

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Webuye, Bungoma, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy cost efficient maize seeds and fertilizer for the coming harvesting season.

Stephene's Group's story

Pictured above is Stephene, who, as a group leader, is representing his group formed by 11 farmers in Webuye District, Kenya. He is a father to 5 children and is known by his community as a very experienced farmer.

Initially, Stephene joined One Acre Fund in 2010 because he wanted to have access to the best seed prices. Since he joined the program he says that his life has improved, especially because he has been able to consistently feed his family. With the profits from the coming harvesting season, Stephene plans to buy a cow.

Between the 11 farmers in Stephene's Group, a total of 4.75 acres of land will be planted using the maize seeds and fertilizer received with the loan. 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 5 solar lights.