Total loan: $575

Ruth's Group

Lugari, Bungoma County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to purchase hybrid seeds and fertilizer for the cultivation of maize.

Ruth's Group's story

Ruth, pictured above, has been a farmer for five years, and is now proud to represent her group of eight farmers in Lugari District. She is 31 years old, married and has three children.

Ruth likes to think of herself as a very reliable person. She has been working alongside One Acre Fund since 2017 and decided to represent her group because she wanted to help more farmers. She says that being part of the One Acre Fund community has meant that she has been able to consistently feed her family. Ruth plans to use the profits from this coming season to send her children to school.

In total, Ruth’s Group will receive inputs to cultivate seven acres of land.