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Total loan: $475

Michael's Group

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Chwele, Bungoma County, Kenya / Agriculture

Michael's Group's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!

A loan helped to purchase hybrid seeds and fertilizer for the cultivation of maize, as well as two solar lights.

Michael's Group's story

Michael, pictured above, has 7 children and is representing his group, formed by 8 farmers in Chwele District, Kenya. He joined One Acre Fund for the first time in 2011 and decided to represent his group because he wanted to be more active in his community.

With a portion of this loan, Michael will not only purchase maize seeds and fertilizer for the coming harvesting season, but also two solar lights. Receiving two solar lights as part of his loan means that now he will be able to have enough light for his children to study with ease---.

Michael plans to use the profits he gains this year to send his children to school.

In total Michael’s Group will use the inputs received from this loan to plant a total of 3 acres of land. They will also receive a total of 7 solar lights.