Total loan: $600

Rosemary's Group

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Alego, Homa Bay County, Kenya / Agriculture

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

Rosemary's Group's story

Rosemary is the group leader of her group in Alego District, and she is representing 12 farmers, including herself. Rosemary joined One Acre Fund for the first time this season, but she has been a farmer for 20 years.

Like many other farmers, Rosemary decided to work with One Acre Fund in order to get the best quality fertilizer and hybrid seeds. She hopes that by joining One Acre Fund and using the seeds and fertilizer she will get with this loan, she can join the ranks of One Acre Fund farmers that have doubled their harvest in their first year of the program. She plans to use the profits she earns from this year’s harvest to repair her home.

Rosemary's Group will use the farming inputs received with this loan to cultivate a total of 6.25 acres of land. They will also receive a total of four solar lights.