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Total loan: $425

Monica's Group

Alego, Homa Bay County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to purchase hybrid seeds and fertilizer to improve harvests of maize.


Monica's Group's story

Pictured above is Monica, often described as an extremely reliable person. She is 39 years old and has 4 children. As a group leader, she is representing her group of 7 farmers in Alego District, Kenya.

Monica is returning this season to work with One Acre Fund again as this means that she is able to earn enough to feed her family, which is why she decided to join in the first place. Monica says that she is happy to have made that decision because, since she first joined in 2015, she has been able to consistently feed her family, which has improved her day-to-day life significantly. Monica 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 acres. Given that a member of the group will also be purchasing a solar light, with this loan, the group will also receive 1 solar light.