Total loan: $550

Catherine's Group

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Teso, Busia 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.

Catherine's Group's story

Catherine is a 24-year-old proud mother of two children. She is a group leader, often described as a very trustworthy person, and is representing her group of 11 farmers in Teso District. Since joining One Acre Fund in 2018, Catherine has noticed that she has been able to consistently feed her family.

Catherine described her harvest as good 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, in addition to fertilizer and maize, because she will now be able to have light during dark hours for her children to be able to study. With the profits from this season’s harvest, she plans to buy a cow.

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