Total loan: $425

Amida's Group

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Mumias, Kakamega County, Kenya / Agriculture

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

Amida's Group's story

Pictured above is Amida, often described as an extremely reliable person. She is 40 years old and has 6 children. As a group leader, she is representing her group of eight farmers in Mumias district, Kenya.

Amida is returning this season to work with One Acre Fund again as 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. She says that she is happy to have made that decision because, since she first joined in 2015, she has been able to consistently feed her family, which has improved her day-to-day life significantly.

Amida will use the profits from this season to invest in a business.

The group will use this loan to purchase seeds and fertilizer to plant a total of 4.25 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 two solar lights.