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Total loan: $425

Deffin'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.


Deffin's Group's story

Pictured above is Deffin, often described as an extremely hardworking individual. She is 47 years old and has 6 children. As a group leader, she is representing her group of 10 farmers in Teso District, Kenya.

Deffin is returning this season to work with One Acre Fund again as this means that she is able to have access to quality training and acquire new farming methods, which is why she decided to join in the first place. Deffin says that she is happy to have made that decision because, since she first joined in 2016, she has learnt a lot from farming trainings, which has improved her day-to-day life significantly. Deffin will use the profits from this season to send her children to school.

The group will use this loan to purchase seeds and fertilizer to plant a total of 5.75 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 2 solar lights.