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Total loan: $875

Frankline's Group

Teso, Busia County, Kenya / Agriculture

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


Frankline's Group's story

Pictured above is Frankline, often described as an extremely hardworking individual. He is 55 years old and has 8 children. As group leader, he is representing his group of 15 farmers in Teso District, Kenya.

Frankline is returning to work with One Acre Fund again this season because this enables him to earn enough to feed his family, which is why he decided to join in the first place. Frankline says that he is happy to have made that decision because, since he first joined in 2016, he has been able to consistently feed his family, which has improved his day-to-day life significantly. Frankline will use the profits from this season to send his children to school.

The group will use this loan to purchase seeds and fertilizer to plant a total of 8.5 acres. Since some members of the group will also be purchasing a solar light, with this loan, the group will also receive a total of 3 solar lights.