Total loan: $800

Joice'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.

Joice's Group's story

Pictured above is Joice, who, as a group leader, is representing her group formed by 12 farmers in Lugari District, Kenya. She is a mother to 7 children and is known by her community as a very hardworking individual.

Initially, Joice joined One Acre Fund in 2013 because she wanted to have access to the best seed prices. 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, Joice plans to send her children to school.

Between the 12 farmers in Joice's Group, a total of 13.5 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.