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Total loan: $325
Kakamega North, Kakamega County, Kenya / Agriculture
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Roselida's Group's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped to buy cost efficient maize seeds and fertilizer for the coming harvesting season.
Roselida's Group's story
Pictured above is Roselida , who, as a group leader, is representing her group formed by 12 farmers in Kakamega B (North) District, Kenya. She is a mother to 6 children and is known by her community as a very trustworthy person. Initially, Roselida joined One Acre Fund in 2013 because she wanted to earn enough to feed her family. 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 coming harvesting season, Roselida plans to send her children to school. Between the 12 farmers in Roselida 's Group, a total of 4.75 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 2 solar lights.