Total loan: $1,575

Zakion's Group

Iringa, Iringa Region, Tanzania / Agriculture

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A loan helped to gain access to cost-efficient hybrid seeds and fertilizer for maize cultivation.

Zakion's Group's story

This season is not the first one during which Zakion is working alongside One Acre Fund. He has been a member for a few years now, having joined the program in 2017, and, although he is the only person featured in the above picture, he is actually representing his group of 17 farmers in Kilolo South District, Tanzania.

Zakion is often described by his community as a very friendly person and decided to be the one to represent his group because he wanted to be more active in his community. Like many of his fellow farmers, Zakion decided he wanted to be part of the One Acre Fund community in order to have access to quality training and acquire new farming methods, and hopes to use the profits from this year’s harvest to save more money for the future.

This loan will not only help Zakion but the whole group, who will receive enough maize seeds and fertilizer to plant a total of 16 acres of land.