Total loan: $1,325

Phobe'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 coming harvesting season, as well as a solar light.

Phobe's Group's story

Phobe is a 38-year-old proud mother of four children. She is a group leader, often described as a very reliable person, and is representing her group of 14 farmers in Lugari District. Since joining One Acre Fund in 2017, Phobe has noticed that she has been able to consistently feed her family.

Phobe described her harvest as very good last year, but believes she can have a better one this year by continuing to work with One Acre Fund. She is very excited to also be purchasing a solar light, apart from fertilizer and maize, because she will now be able to have light during dark hours for her children to be able to study. With the profits from this season’s harvest, she plans to send her children to school.

With this loan, Phobe’s Group will be able to plant a total of 19.5 acres of land and purchase a total of four solar lights.