Total loan: $375

Alice's Group

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Teso, Busia County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy cost efficient maize seeds and fertilizer for the coming harvesting season, as well as a solar light.

Alice's Group's story

Alice is 59 years old and has three children. She is a group leader and is representing her group formed by eight farmers in Teso District, Kenya.

Alice has been farming with One Acre Fund for years now, having joined the program for the first time in 2013. This decision was largely a result of her desire to get the best quality fertilizer and hybrid seeds and, although she described her last harvest as very good, she believes she could have a better one this year by continuing to work alongside One Acre Fund. As part of her loan, Alice also decided to purchase a solar light, which she is very excited about, as it will allow her to have light during dark hours for her children to be able to study.

Obtaining this loan means that Alice's Group will be able to receive a total of two solar lights, as well as farming inputs to plant a total of 5.25 acres.