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Total loan: $550

Onesma's Group

Iringa, Iringa Region, Tanzania / Agriculture

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

Onesma's Group's story

Onesma, pictured above, has four children and is always described as a very experienced farmer, which is why she was selected to become the group leader of her group. Onesma is representing her group of seven farmers in Iringa District and is happy to be working with One Acre Fund for the first time this year.

Onesma has been a farmer for five years and, in order to have access to quality training and acquire new farming methods, she decided to join the One Acre Fund program this season. Her loan will not only include farming inputs but also a solar light, which she is very happy to be getting as that means she will now reduce the consumption of paraffin fuel and, therefore, save more money. With the profits from this coming season, Onesma is planning to repair her home.

A total of 5.5 acres will be planted by Onesma's Group, and between them they will receive one solar light.