Total loan: $625

Pamela's Group

Teso, Busia 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.

Pamela's Group's story

Pamela's Group is formed by 11 farmers in Teso District and is being represented by Pamela, who is the group leader pictured above. She is 47 years old and has five children. Pamela has been a farmer for 18 years and is often referred to as a very reliable person.

Pamela isn’t new to One Acre Fund. She actually joined the program in 2018 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, Pamela 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, Pamela's Group will purchase a total of two solar lights and use the farming inputs received to plant a total of 7 acres.