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Total loan: $500

Jenipher's Group

Alego, Homa Bay County, Kenya / Agriculture

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


Jenipher's Group's story

Jenipher is 56 years old and has 2 children. She has been a farmer for 20 years and is always said to be a very hardworking individual. Even though Jenipher is the only one featured in the above picture she is actually representing her group formed by 9 farmers in Alego District, Kenya.

Jenipher started working alongside One Acre Fund a few years ago in 2014 because she wanted to have access to the best seed prices. Since then she has seen her life improve, especially in the sense that she has been able to consistently feed her family. This year she decided to represent her group because she wanted to help more farmers.

Jenipher’s Group will receive farming inputs to plant a total of 5.5 acres of land. Additionally, some of the farmers in the group will be purchasing a solar light so with this loan the group will also receive a total of 2 solar lights.