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Total loan: $1,100

Donatus' Group

Iringa, Iringa Region, Tanzania / Agriculture

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A loan helped to purchase hybrid seeds and fertilizer to improve his harvest of maize.

Donatus' Group's story

Pictured above is Donatus, often described as an extremely reliable person. He is 65 years old and has 8 children. As a group leader, he is representing his group of 11 farmers in Iringa district, Tanzania.

Donatus is returning this season to work with One Acre Fund again as this means he is able to get the best-quality fertilizer and hybrid seeds, which is why he decided to join in the first place. Donatus says that he is happy to have made that decision because, since he first joined in 2016, he has had a healthier life due to better nutrition, which has improved his day-to-day life significantly. Donatus will use the profits from this season to buy a cow.

The group will use this loan to purchase seeds and fertilizer to plant a total of 10.5 acres. Given that some members of the group will also be purchasing a solar light, with this loan the group will also receive a total of 2 solar lights.