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Total loan: $700

Caroline's Group

Alego, Homa Bay 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.


Caroline's Group's story

Caroline's Group is formed by 11 farmers in Alego District and is being represented by Caroline, who is the group leader pictured above. She is 44 years old and has five children. Caroline has been a farmer for 10 years and is often referred to as a very hardworking individual.

Caroline isn’t new to One Acre Fund; she actually joined the program in 2016 and has since noticed her life has changed, especially in the sense that she has been able to consistently feed her family ever since. This year, Caroline will not only get fertilizer and maize seeds as part of her loan, but will also purchase a solar light. She is very excited about this addition since now she will be able to have light during dark hours for her children to be able to study.

Using this loan, Caroline's Group will purchase a total of five solar lights and use the farming inputs received to plant a total of 5.75 acres.