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Beatrice's Group

Kakamega North, Kakamega County, Kenya / Agriculture

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


Beatrice's Group's story

Pictured above is Beatrice, often described as an extremely experienced farmer. She is 49 years old and has five children. As a group leader, she is representing her group of 11 farmers in Kakamega B (North) District, Kenya.

Beatrice is returning this season to work with One Acre Fund because this means that she is able to get the best quality fertilizer and hybrid seeds, which is why she decided to join in the first place. Beatrice says that she is happy to have made that decision because, since she first joined in 2016, she has been able to consistently feed her family, which has improved her day-to-day life significantly. Beatrice will use the profits from this season to send her children to school.

Beatrice's group will use this loan to purchase seeds and fertilizer to plant a total of five 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 four solar lights.