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Total loan: $375

Simon's Group

Kakamega North, Kakamega County, Kenya / Agriculture

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


Simon's Group's story

Pictured above is Simon, often described as an extremely experienced farmer. He is 42 years old and has 5 children. As a group leader, he is representing his group of 7 farmers in Kakamega B (North) District, Kenya.

Simon is returning this season to work with One Acre Fund again as this means that he is able to have access to quality training and acquire new farming methods, which is why he decided to join in the first place. Simon says that he is happy to have made that decision because, since he first joined in 2018, he has been able to consistently feed his family, which has improved his day-to-day life significantly. Simon will use the profits from this season to send his children to school.

The group will use this loan to purchase seeds and fertilizer to plant a total of 4.25 acres.