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Total loan: $1,050

Janipher's Group

Kimilili, Bungoma 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.


Janipher's Group's story

Janipher, pictured above, has five children and is representing her group of 13 farmers in Kimilili district, Kenya. She joined One Acre Fund for the first time in 2010 and decided to represent her group because she wanted to help more farmers.

With a portion of this loan, Janipher 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 have light during dark hours for her children to be able to study. Janipher plans to use the profits she gains this year to send her children to school.

In total, Janipher’s Group will use the inputs received from this loan to plant a total of 8 acres of land. They will also receive a total of six solar lights.