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Total loan: $850

Sarah's Group

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Teso, Busia County, Kenya / Agriculture

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


Sarah's Group's story

Sarah, pictured above, has seven children and is representing her group, formed by nine farmers in Teso District, Kenya. She joined One Acre Fund for the first time in 2012 and decided to represent her group because she wanted to be more active in her community.

With a portion of this loan, Sarah will not only purchase maize seeds and fertilizer for the coming harvesting season, but also a solar light. Receiving a solar light as part of her loan means that now she will be able to reduce the consumption of paraffin fuel and therefore save more money. Sarah plans to use the profits she gains this year to send her children to school.

In total Sarah’s Group will use the inputs received from this loan to plant a total of 6.5 acres of land. They will also receive a total of five solar lights.