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Total loan: $375

Margaret'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, as well as solar lights.


Margaret's Group's story

Margaret's Group is formed by 10 farmers in the Alego District and is being represented by Margaret, who is the group leader pictured above. She is 25 years old and has 6 children. Margaret has been a farmer for 18 years and is often referred to as a very hardworking individual.

Margaret isn’t new to One Acre Fund; she actually joined the program in 2018 and has since noticed her life has changed, especially in the sense that she has been able to consistently feed her family ever since. This year, Margaret will not only get fertilizer and maize seeds as part of her loan, but will also purchase a solar light. She is very excited about this addition, since now, she will be able to reduce the consumption of paraffin fuel, and therefore, save more money.

Using this loan, Margaret's Group will purchase a total of 4 solar lights and use the farming inputs received to plant a total of 3.75 acres.