Total loan: $450

Florence'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.

Florence's Group's story

Florence is a 34-year-old proud mother of three children. She is a group leader, often described as a very reliable person, and is representing her group of 10 farmers in Lugari District. Since joining One Acre Fund in 2016, Florence has noticed that she has been able to consistently feed her family.

Florence described her harvest as poor 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, in addition to fertilizer and maize, because she will now be able to reduce the consumption of paraffin fuel and therefore save more money. With the profits from this season’s harvest, she plans to send her children to school.

With this loan, Florence’s Group will be able to plant a total of 5.25 acres of land and purchase a total of three solar lights.