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Total loan: $450

Gladys' 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.


Gladys' Group's story

Pictured above is Gladys who, as a group leader, is representing her group formed by seven farmers in Lugari District, Kenya. She is a mother to 10 children and is known by her community as a very hardworking individual.

Initially, Gladys joined One Acre Fund in 2014 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 coming harvesting season, Gladys plans to send her children to school.

Between the seven farmers in Gladys's Group, 7.25 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 receive two solar lights.