Total loan: $775

Peter's Group

Teso, Busia County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy cost efficient maize seeds and fertilizers for the upcoming harvesting season.

Peter's Group's story

Peter is a group leader and he represents a group of 12 farmers of Teso, Kenya. He is the father of five children and is known by his community as a very hardworking individual.

Peter joined One Acre Fund in 2014 because he wanted to earn enough to feed his family. Since he has joined the program Peter thinks that his life has improved, especially because he has been able to consistently feed his family. With the expected profit from the coming harvesting season, Peter plans to send his children to school.

A total of 9.25 acres of land belonging to the members of the group, will be planted using the maize seeds and fertilizers received through the loan. Additionally, a farmer in the group will be purchasing a solar light from the loan. The group will also receive one solar light.