Total loan: $400

Lydia's Group

Lugari, Bungoma County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy cost efficient maize seeds and fertilizer for the upcoming harvest season.

Lydia's Group's story

Pictured above is Lydia, a group leader representing her group formed by 8 farmers in the Lugari District, Kenya. She is a mother to 5 children and is known by her community as a very trustworthy person.

Initially, Lydia joined One Acre Fund in 2014 because she wanted to get the best quality fertilizer and hybrid seeds. Since she joined the program, she says that her life has improved. Especially because she has been able to consistently feed her family. With the profits from the upcoming harvest season, Lydia plans to send her children to school.

Between the 8 farmers in Lydia's Group, a total of 3 acres of land will be planted using the maize seeds and fertilizer received with the loan. Additionally, some of the farmers in the group will be purchasing a solar light. With this loan, the group will also receive a total of 4 solar lights.