Total loan: $1,100

Rahab's Group

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Lugari, Bungoma County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy cost efficient maize seeds and fertilizer for the upcoming harvesting season.

Rahab's Group's story

Pictured above is Rahab, who, as a group leader, is representing her group formed by 13 farmers in Lugari District, Kenya. She is a mother to 6 children and is known by her community as a very hardworking individual.

Initially, Rahab joined One Acre Fund in 2012 because she wanted to get the best quality fertilizer and hybrid seeds. Since she joined the program she says that her life has improved, especially because she has been able to consistently feed her family. With the profits from the upcoming harvesting season, Rahab plans to send her children to school.

Between the 13 farmers in Rahab's Group, a total of 13.75 acres of land will be planted using the maize seeds and fertilizer received with the loan. Additionally, some of the farmers in the group will be purchasing a solar light so, with this loan, the group will also receive a total of 3 solar lights.